Shedding New Light on Jewish Traditions

Climate Change Shabbat

April 16, 2021 - 7:00pm

Social Action Tikkun Olam Committee has invited Rabbi Katy Z. Allen, Co-Founder and President of Jewish Climate Action Network, to speak about the Jewish Response to Climate Change at Friday night Shabbat Services April 16, 2021 beginning at 7pm, please note earlier start time. Service will be live-streamed on the Or Hadash YouTube channel. For those who prefer Zoom, please register in advance for this program at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvc-ispjsoGdcf73of3-ypSgmgIggepDPq . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the program. Questions, contact Vivien Kane.

 Below is a short bio on Rabbi Allen from the Jewish Climate Action Network website . Here is a link to an article  she wrote for Kenissa from 2018:  https://kenissa.org/2018/03/rabbi-katy-z-allen/
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RABBI KATY Z. ALLEN
Location: 
Wayland, MA
Affiliations: Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope; Jewish Climate Action Network,Neshama:Association of Jewish Chaplains; Association for Rabbis and Cantors

Brief Bio: Rabbi Katy Allen began her career as a science teacher before turning to Jewish education and becoming a rabbi. She is a board certified chaplain and worked at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and in hospice. She founded Ma'yan Tikvah in order to lead services outdoors, and co-founded the Jewish Climate Action Network in 2013.

Expertise: Teaching about Judaism and the environment; leading groups dealing with grief and hope; leading spiritual nature walks; leading JCAN; interfaith climate work

Program or support offered: Teaching about Judaism and the environment; leading groups dealing with grief and hope; leading spiritual nature walks

Sample programs: Loss and Transformation: Finding Hope when Optimism Is Elusive; Shabbat for the Earth Every Day; Holistic Sustainability: Getting Everyone Involved
Pronouns: She/her/hers