Welcome to Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs!

Rooted in Jewish wisdom and practice, Shoresh's environmental programs respond to contemporary food and ecological issues.  Through experiential education and action, Shoresh creates meaningful Jewish life and builds a more sustainable and inspired community.  


Shoresh means “root” in Hebrew – grounded by Canadian soil, Shoresh is helping community members get back to their Jewish roots!


Shoresh is honored to be named for the second time as one of the 50 most innovative Jewish non-profits in North America by Slingshot!  The Slingshot Guide is the go-to resource for volunteers, activists and donors looking for new opportunities and projects that will ensure the Jewish community remains relevant and thriving.


Shoresh's Executive Director, Risa Alyson Cooper has be named one of North America's five promising Jewish educators for her exceptionalism as an emerging professional in Jewish educational settings. This honour comes from The Covenant Foundation's prestigious Pomegranate Prize.  



Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs is a registered Canadian charity (No. 85335 3613 RR0001).