Rabbi Ellen Bernstein

Rabbi Ellen Bernstein is a pioneer in the field of religion and ecology. She is an eco-theologian, spiritual leader, writer and creative. She founded Shomrei Adamah, “Keepers of the Earth,” the first national Jewish environmental organization in 1988. Ellen’s books include Let the Earth Teach You Torah, Ecology and the Jewish Spirit, The Splendor of Creation, and most recently, The Promise of the Land, A Passover Haggadah. Ellen continues to write and teach on the ecology of the Hebrew Bible, and serves on the advisory board of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, the steering committee of Third Act/Faith and the advisory board of the Green Sabbath project. To learn more, visit: www.ellenbernstein.org and thepromiseoftheland.com.


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