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Our Number One Way to Save the Bees

If you know anything about Shoresh, you know we love pollinators and especially, bees. A lot. We love the pollinators so much that we’ve dedicated a lot of our programming,  events, garden spaces AND 20-acres of Bela Farm to supporting

Saving the Bees for My Bat Mitzvah

We caught up with Dani Zeiler, a local great 8 student who has decided to share some of her Bat Mitzvah gifts with Shoresh. Dani has an awesome older sister and the most adorable fluffy dog.  Dani loves her family,

Spin and Stretch With Us

On Sunday February 10th, 2019, we’re joining up our friend and supporter David Newton Fitness and Wellness Careerist and Mayfair West for an awesome afternoon to Ride and Root. Here’s why you want to be there: Shvitzing is good for

Our Top Ten Accomplishments of the Decade

2018 marks our 10th anniversary and we are overflowing with pride and joy over all of our accomplishments! Our theme of the year is the Power of Many because everything we do at Shoresh is done with community members and

It Takes a Village

Everything we do at Shoresh is done in community. From building beehives, to planting community gardens and harvesting local, organic food for tzedakah, we are constantly reminded that it takes a village to change the world. As we prepare for

Top Ten Reasons to Come to Taking Root in 2018

2018 marks our 10th anniversary and we’re gearing up for an epic celebration! Mark your calendars for Taking Root 2018: The Power of Many happening on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at York Mills Gallery at 6:30 pm. Here are ten

Shoresh Outdoor School: Semester One

By: Juliana Isaac, Shoresh’s Garden Coordinator Our first cohort of the Shoresh Outdoor School has just graduated! Over the last eight weeks, our students have been learning about Judaism, the natural world, and the incredible connection between the two. Throughout

Environmental Education in Unlikely Places 

By: Tiferet Nashman, Program Coordinator, Shoresh When you think of sites for nature conservation, a cemetery is not likely the first place that comes to mind! However, when Toronto Hebrew Memorial Parks approached Shoresh about doing Jewish environmental education at

Shoresh’s Top 10 “WOW” Moments in 2016

2016 was a WOW-filled year. Here are our highlights. Celebrated the Bela Farm Grand Opening! Over 200 diverse community members gathered together to mark the beginning of Shoresh’s stewardship of Bela Farm, a rural centre for sustainable, land-based Judaism in Hillsburgh, Ontario.

Why take Jewish Education Outdoors? 

Did you know that in May 2017, Shoresh will be launching The Shoresh Outdoor School, a year round supplementary school for grades 1-8? Here’s why Shoresh and our friends at UJA Federation’s Julie and Henry Koschitzky Centre for Education and the WOW! Grant Committee

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