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Here are the latest news, events and educational resources from Leshomra.

How Do You Make a Jewish Scarecrow?

Apr 25, 2017

As part of Leshomra’s green education program, charedi kids are challenged to create a scarecrow out of recycled materials. Some of them are Jewish!

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Pesach Campaign: Don’t Burn Plastic with Your Chametz

Apr 6, 2017

We all know the foul smell of burning plastic that lingers throughout the holiday following the burning of Chametz on erev Pesach. Leshomra is taking action!

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Invitation: Join a Wildflower and Herb Walk in Ramat Beit Shemesh

Mar 18, 2017

Spring is here and the hills are alive. Let’s enjoy them together. Sunday, March 26, 2017, 10-11:30am

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Gallery: Charedi kids plant creative recycled gardens

Feb 23, 2017

An old boot, broken doll strollers and empty plastic bottles – watch them transformed into beautiful gardens by kids and teachers in Charedi schools.

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How to Bring Leshomra to Your School

Feb 21, 2017

We get lots of teachers, parents, grandparents and even kids asking: Can we bring green education into our Charedi school? Here’s how you can!

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Leshomra Makes Headlines in Israel and Worldwide

Feb 12, 2017

Leshomra’s work helping Charedi kids create a greener, cleaner Israel has been prominently featured in major media outlets this month. Follow the buzz.

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Why I’m Part of Leshomra

Feb 9, 2017

Leshomra’s staff, volunteers, supporters and participants share why they’re excited to be part of this initiative. Please tell us why you support us too!

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“You Can’t Have Garbage Where You Grow Food”

Feb 6, 2017

This delightful true story happened last week in the Jerusalem Charedi neighborhood of Sanhedria. It shows Leshomra’s impact beyond what we can measure.

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How do you say “I grow my own potatoes” in Yiddish?

Jan 22, 2017

Leshomra’s “Our Little Farm” green education program is now happening in Charedi kindergartens in Jerusalem. Watch us grow potatoes and other vegetables.

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