Shavuot Program to Feature Guest Speaker Cara Silverberg
Saturday, May 19 at 7:00 pm--We are pleased to welcome Jewish educator Cara Silverberg to a special program on eruv Shavuot. She will discuss "Sacred Ecology: Embodying a Jewish Environmental Ethic."
Jewish tradition provides a deep well of theological and practical guidelines for ecological living. In this program, Cara will guide us in learning about some of these foundations and ways that contemporary Jewish communities are upholding them in practice. She has been teaching and consulting in the field of Jewish environmental education for over 12 years a locations throughout Western Massachusetts. Cara has developed curriculum for and presented at numerous institutions and conferences, including Smith College, the University of Massachusetts, the Boston Jewish Food Conference, Hazon, and the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. This program is sponsored by TBE's Shomrei Adamah Committee.