Stories, Impact & News
Remembering the birthmother of contemporary Jewish environmentalism
[March 1, 2024] Ellen inspired and provided rich frameworks for approaching the environmental crisis as a spiritual crisis. The Adamah mission statement speaks to the deep connection between people and planet, adam & adamah – to Ellen, adam & adamah were never separate to begin with….
For Ashley Klapper Pressman, Work Guided by Jewish Values
[February 13, 2024] I’m inspired by the opportunity to make a difference in the world, and I’ve been lucky enough to have been in the right place at the right time a number of times over my career when we had the chance to create something that really mattered in the moment…
[January 26, 2024] Adamah is sorry to share the tragic news that our Human Resources colleague, Missy Richardson, has passed away. We are stunned and heartbroken, and send our deepest condolences to all Missy’s loved ones, near and far.
Missy’s colleagues gathered to celebrate her life at Pearlstone Center and shared their memories of her:…
An Era for Redemption
[January 26, 2024] The kabbalistic Tu B’Shvat Seder is such a special Jewish ritual, a mid-winter invitation to slow down, to cultivate mindfulness and connection. Together we open four doorways into four worlds, we meditatively drink wine and eat tree fruits as we journey through these worlds of action, emotion, mind, and spirit. We do all this to bring ourselves into resonance and connection with trees—and not just the earthly trees, but the greater tree, the Tree of Life—Etz Chayim. And never have we needed this spiritual technology more than now, as we face such an overwhelming climate crisis on every level—physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual. …
The Coalition Founding Partners are Taking Action!
[January 25, 2024] In 2022, Adamah, along with nineteen other major national and international umbrella Jewish organizations, collectively launched the Jewish Climate Leadership Coalition.
Last year, we and our other founding partners released our first Climate Action Plan, articulating our goals to both reduce/eliminate our own institutional greenhouse gas emissions and to expand our impact by engaging our networks to undertake climate action alongside us….