How One Jewish Environmental Activist Found Inspiration In The Hanukkah Miracle

By Antonia Blumberg

The Hanukkah story is an account of a religious miracle, but in it lies another important message — one that is inspiring some Jewish activists in their work for the environment.

Liya Rechtman, an Eisendrath Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, is using the Jewish month of Kislev, which runs Nov. 23 – Dec. 22, to do a “Hanukkah Conservation Challenge,” during which she will replace all of her incandescent light bulbs with energy efficient compact fluorescent bulbs.

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Source: More Fitness

How One Jewish Environmental Activist Found Inspiration In The Hanukkah Miracle

By Antonia Blumberg

The Hanukkah story is an account of a religious miracle, but in it lies another important message — one that is inspiring some Jewish activists in their work for the environment.

Liya Rechtman, an Eisendrath Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, is using the Jewish month of Kislev, which runs Nov. 23 – Dec. 22, to do a “Hanukkah Conservation Challenge,” during which she will replace all of her incandescent light bulbs with energy efficient compact fluorescent bulbs.

More… …read more

Source: More Fitness

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