|Living the Green Life: Israeli Environmental Communities|
Ecological Greenhouse at Kibbutz Ein Shemer — www.greenhouse.org.il
Jews and Arabs learn about environmental issues together at Ein Shemer, where they are exploring the nexus of ecology, technology and agriculture.
Hava & Adam Eco-Educational Farm — www.HavaVeAdam.org
The Hava & Adam Farm is an ecological educational center that integrates social and environmental education from a holistic point of view while emphasizing and nurturing personal growth and harmonious interaction between people and nature.
Kibbutz Hanaton — www.masorti.org.il/hanaton
Revitalized by a new core group, the Conservative Movement's kibbutz in Israel is incorporating environmental sustainability and education into the new and improved Hanaton. In the next few years, mud huts will be constructed for guests, workers and volunteers.
Kibbutz Ketura — www.ketura.org.il
Home to the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, the multi-denominational Kibbutz Ketura places a special emphasis on environmental sustainability. The kibbutz also hosts a large solar-energy plant operated by the Arava Power Company.
Kibbutz Lotan — www.KibbutzLotan.comAffiliated with the Reform Movement, Kibbutz Lotan hosts the Center for Creative Ecology and its Green Apprenticeship program for permaculture design and environmental education. Lotan also features organic gardening, creative recycling, mud buildings, wetlands and a bird reserve.
Kibbutz Neot Smadar — www.Neot-Semadar.com
Neot Semadar operates small-scale organic production of wine, cheese, olives, jams and nectars.
Israeli Nature Poll
"Bless Hashem, your God, for the good land that which has been given to you."
- Deuteronomy 8:10
Did You Know?
Hundreds of miles of bike paths have been built across Israel because of the work of the Green Zionist Alliance.
Mideast Green News
For first time, Israel’s Water Authority to pump Kinneret water into Jordan River – Haaretz / Jerusalem PostHAARETZ The plan is intended to ecologically rehabilitate the neglected river. By Zafrir Rinat | May.17, 2013 The...
‘Climate change may reduce water availability, damage agriculture in Jordan’ – Jordan Timesby Hana Namrouqa | May 14, 2013 AMMAN — Climate change scenarios indicate that Jordan and the Middle...
Settlers, Palestinians together against waste dump – Jerusalem PostBy SHARON UDASIN, TOVAH LAZAROFF The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel says the dump is...
The Promised City – Al JazeeraA new West Bank eco-town is tempting some Palestinians with promises of a dream city, but it is...
Arab and ultra-Orthodox towns to get less space for parks under new guidelines – HaaretzThe guide was prepared ‘out of sensitivity to and an examination of the needs and usage of communities...
The Green Zionist Alliance is classified by the IRS as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).
|GreenZionism.org is a carbon-neutral website hosted by DreamHost and is best viewed in Firefox.|
|GreenZionism.org is compatible with assistive-technology software for individuals with physical disabilities.
Banner images of Israel by Chanan Getraide. GZA logos by David Krantz. Green Zionist Alliance™, The Grassroots Campaign for a Sustainable Israel™, Green Zionism™, Green Israel™ and Green Israel Summit™ are trademarks of the Green Zionist Alliance. The eSSENTIAL Accessibility logo is a registered trademark of eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc.
Copyright © 2013 the Green Zionist Alliance and its respective contributors. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced in any form without written permission. No quotes may be used in any media without attribution to the Green Zionist Alliance. The opinions expressed and those of the authors do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Green Zionist Alliance, its staff or lay leaders.