Monthly Archives: September 2017


“Breaking Bread” and Feeding the Hungry with Green Farming Practices

Agriculture has played a central role in shaping world history and the stories in religious texts for thousands of years. Famine and drought have triggered many mass migrations from biblical Israel -- Abraham’s first journey to Egypt was driven by the lack of food and water; famine drove Elimelech and Naomi to Moab, which led [...]

The Jewish and Muslim new year celebration coincide this year. What can we learn from this?

Rosh Hashanah and Muharram, the Jewish and Muslim new year celebrations, fall out on the same dates this year (Sept. 21-22, 2017). The two holidays are celebrated very differently. Rosh Hashanah is considered one of the holiest days of the year in Judaism, with days spent in prayer, self-introspection and pledges to do better next [...]

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