Category: Adamah Newsletters
One week ago, I took our two teenage boys to the March for Israel in Washington DC—the most powerful experience of Jewish Peoplehood I never wanted them to need. Deep thanks to the Jewish Federations of North America for organizing the march with the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations. It was beautiful, heartbreaking, and hopeful all at once- a sacred gathering that we are not soon to forget….
This is who we are.
We make it through the best we can. Each day, it rings in our ears, distracts us from work and loved ones, keeps us up at night and animates our nightmares: the October 7 Hamas massacre, the 240+ hostages, the fallen Israeli soldiers, the thousands of innocent Palestinians dying in Gaza….
Such a Time as This
For Gen-Z and Millennials, the climate crisis is existential. For many, it is their top concern, the source of their anxiety. Climate anxiety and climate grief are real, diagnosable disorders, harming the mental health and wellbeing of our children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren — and people of all ages. …
Shmita-scale learning: A seven-year reflection from Jewish environmental leaders
[December 7, 2022] “Climate grief and anxiety are now diagnosable mental health crises that impact young people across the Jewish world. For many, what keeps them up at night is not Jewish survival, but human survival…