Ohev Sholom is America’s First Jewish “Energy Star”

Green Prophet

On May 16, the US Environmental Protection Agency will formally present Ohev Sholom its Energy Star achievement certification — meaning that the synagogue meets strict performance levels set by a government agency better known for regulating factory emissions and auto gas-mileage standards than presenting bronze plaques to houses of God. Some of my Reform and Reconstructionist friends have taken notice that an Orthodox synagogue was the first.

The 2011 Edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education

The Green Changemakers

Her ground-breaking work and years of experience bring an authoritative voice to this nascent field and give confidence that, as she says, “it all begins with a change in thinking” and “we just have to educate for it.” Her impressive accomplishments and the examples she brings to the interview are a must-read of inspiration for anyone involved with sustainability education. Show that your company or institution educates for sustainability.

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