Speaking Event: Israel’s Remarkable Reforestation and What it Can Teach the World

When & Where
Jewish Community Center of the East Bay
1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
January 14, 2014 - 7:30pm
Contact
andym@jcceastbay.org
510 848 0237 ext. 118

 

Join Israeli environmentalist and author Alon Tal on the eve of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, as he traces the history of Israel’s forests from biblical times and derives valuable lessons for others seeking to reestablish timberlands.

The multi-media presentation will look at rabbinic teachings on Tu B’Shevat and feature material from his book All the Trees of the Forest: Israel’s Extraordinary Woodlands, from the Bible to the Present.

Cost:  $10 General; $8 Member, Senior, Student