Month: June 2012

Shoresh’s Spring Festival at the Kavanah Garden

Last Sunday we celebrated the season of spring at Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden.  The Kavanah Garden is an organic educational garden at UJA’s Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus in Vaughan.  Shoresh’s flagship programming space, the Kavanah Garden seeks to

From gloom to gladness: The future of environmentalism

Reposted from The Toronto StarSun Jun 17 2012By Stephen Bede Scharper There were no brilliant lightning flashes, no deafening thunder claps, and the earth did not tremble, but a seismic shift in the environmental movement was nonetheless on display last

On the Relationship Between Flour and Torah

By guest blogger, Daniel Joseph: אם אין קמח, אין תורה; אם אין תורה, אין קמחWithout flour there is no Torah. Without Torah, there is no flour.  (Pirkei Avot 3:17) Flour makes yummy challah, but I’m pretty sure you don’t need

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