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15 October, 2007

Orthodoxy and waste

Filed under: Environment,Jewish community,Judaism by Joel @ 11:53 pm, 15 October 2007.

I’ve finally found a good opportunity to write on this topic. Orthodox Jews too often fail to care about the environment and the world. Maybe this is because they associate environmentalism with the “left” and the “liberal”, or because it is too difficult to keep both torah and environment, or because it’s not torah, and therefore bittul torah, or they just assume that God will fix everything for them. But these are usually excuses for simple apathy, or laziness.
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