Year in Review – 5775

I am “notorious” for taking photos during, well, just about everything. These photos come in handy when opportunities like Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, comes around and we reflect on what we’ve done for 365 days. This is not an exhaustive...

Green Fire

I’d like to thank Addison, one of our Green Apprenticeship Permaculture Design and Training course participants for sharing with me the 2013 documentary A Fierce Green Fire:”Inspired by the book of the same name by Philip Shabecoff and informed by...

Cream of Mushroom and Onion Soup (vegetarian dairy)

I decided to make Cream of Mushroom and Onion Soup for dinner. I looked online for the recipes that would serve as inspirations to use the ingredients that I had on hand.Stock:1 head of cauliflower4 carrots3 medium  potatoes2 liters of watersaltSaute:3 large...

Crying over spilled oil

Crying Over Spilled OilBy Alex CicelskyCenter for Creative Ecology, Kibbutz LotanY’now those premonitions?Yesterday i drove at from Kibbutz Lotan to Eilat after sunset. I’m glad i couldn’t see the damage from the oil spill. Flashing lights of closed...

The recipe calls for Hebrew and Israel

This week I received the generic email from the director of Greene Family Camp (GFC) about the URJ Youth Engagement (YE) programs that will be initialized at GFC and Camp Newman (click here for more about GFC’s EcoKibbutz & Domes and...