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Kiddush Lunch & Book Talk with Rabbi Ellen Bernstein
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
Temple Israel

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Come for a Kiddush Lunch and book talk with author and environmental pioneer, Rabbi Ellen Bernstein. One of our local creative, deep green rabbis, Ellen is publishing a gorgeous new hagaddah, Promise of the Land.

Ellen's bio and book discriotion here:

The Promise of the Land: A Passover Haggadah by Ellen Bernstein: Rooted in scholarship and a poetic sensibility, Ellen Bernstein's new Passover haggadah maintains that the Jewish origin story is deeply rooted in the land/the earth, and that freedom is only possible when we have a relationship with a land--the land that we belong to, wherever we live.

Rabbi Ellen Bernstein founded the first national Jewish environmental organization, Shomrei Adamah, Keepers of the Earth, in 1988, and has been thinking and writing about the ecological dimensions of the Bible and Judaism ever since. Her books include Ecology & the Jew