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Bela Farm Grand Opening

Bela Farm Grand Opening Opening Remarks by Risa Alyson Cooper Sunday, June 26, 2016 B’ruchim ha’baim.  Welcome friends.  My name is Risa Alyson Cooper, I am one of the Directors of Shoresh, and it is my deep honour and privilege

If You Plant It, They Will Come

Shoresh’s favourite word is “wow” and one of our all-time-favourite sources of wonder and wow is the process of pollination. Watching a bee fly from flower to flower seeking nectar and pollen while inadvertantly spreading pollen from one flower to

Connecting Tzedakah, Tikkun Olam & Indigenous Solidarity

Thank you to our guest bloggers, Sterling Stutz and Emily Green for writing this important post and doing the work to to support Indigenous land defence and self-determination in Canada. As you walk through the city streets of Toronto do you ever

The Shoresh Socialite: Dr. Michael Schecter

We spoke with our dear friend, biological dentist and former Chairman of the Shoresh board, Michael Schecter from Schecter Dental to learn about the unique and inspiring ways that he connects his medical, Jewish and environmental ethics and why he’s a

Dear Shoresh

Dear Shoresh is our attempt to answer the most frequently asked questions we get from community members. Dear Shoresh,  What is the connection between Judaism and the environment? Many Jewish texts express clear and strong  environmental ethics. In the first chapter

Reflections from a Jewish Beekeeper

By: Sabrina Malach Shoresh’s Director of Community Engagement and Resident Beekeeper at Bela Farm As the resident beekeeper at Bela Farm, I have had the great privilege and honour to collaborate with the thousands of honey bees that call Bela Farm

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