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Climate Action/TBE Green

Ensure our building and community are environmentally sound and sustainable.

Our Mission

We believe it is ethically imperative for Jews to work toward lessening our environmental impact and thus uphold the Jewish ideals of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedek (justice), and bal tashchit (prohibition against wanton destruction).

The TBE Green Committee seeks to:

  • Encourage integrating these values into the operations of our building.
  • Educate our community about ways to integrate these values into their daily lives.
  • Encourage working with broader outside communities in both education and
    advocacy for sustainability.

Join us and help TBE become the first synagogue to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of a 50% carbon emission reduction by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050.

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News & Updates

C02 and Our Food

A Harvard School of Public Health report concludes that rising levels of CO2 from human activity are making staple crops less nutritious.

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Sustainability & Our Building

Our Beit Elohim was designed to be environmentally friendly.
The Green Team work closely with our staff to maintain the building as efficiently
as possible in terms of energy use, supplies purchased, recycling,
and grounds maintenance.