Jewcology: Spiritual roots of environmental crisis

11.07.2012                      21.Tammus. 5772

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Jewcology: Spiritual roots of environmental crisis

Rabbi Yonatan Neril explains Judaism's take on conserving our planet.

In our times, we are beginning to witness the planet's ecological balance weakening due to human influence: rainforests shrinking, deserts expanding, hurricanes intensifying, the planet heating. What is driving the deterioration of the natural world? To be sure, there are physical reasons, but for 'fossil fuels' or 'wood use' or even 'consumerism', they would provide only partial answers….