Massachusetts Board of Rabbis - Statement on the Environment

Massachusetts Board of Rabbis, January 9, 2008

This policy statement, by the Public Policy Committee of the  Massachusetts Board of Rabbis, refers to Jewish sources and presents policy recommendations on the issue of the environment, supporting active concern for the environment through:

    * Advocacy: supporting and promoting legislation to preserve and protect the environment, as well as to protect the health and safety of children, workers, and adults through such efforts as reducing the use of toxic materials;

    * Education: fostering greater awareness among children and adults in Jewish sources as well as the scientific imperative for environmental concern; and

    * Action: encouraging all Jews and Jewish communities and institutions to reduce their own negative impact on the environment and to working with others to help insure the continued renewal of Creation.

Topic: Morality, Communal Responsibility, Environment, Ethics, Public Policy

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Genre: Memo

Coverage: Massachusetts , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Free use and distribution for non-commercial purposes

Bibliographic Information:
Massachusetts Board of Rabbis - Statement on the Environment. Massachusetts Board of Rabbis. 9 January 2008: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4400


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