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CBD a Pilot Congregation for New Conservative Movement Greening Initiative

Posted by challahbackgirl on September 23, 2008

Shabbat Eco-Candle

Shabbat Eco-Candle $5.00 a box from Congregation Beth David's main office 408.257.3333

Congregation has been working on being environmentally friendly for a while now, but now they are one of thirteen pilot congregations to initiate a Conservative Movement Greening Initiative, officially kicking off this Rosh Hashanah. You’ll notice biodegratable flatware and utensils as onegs, coming soon to their website will be a link to a carbon-offset program, a solar Ner Tamid, and possibly more solar features, and they are selling Eco-Candles for Shabbat. These shabbat tea candles were created by the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs (FJMC) are soy based, with no carbon footprint. They are made from 100% renewable resources grown in the United States. Order a box or more from Congregation Beth David’s office, 408-257-3333 for $5.00 a box. FJMC has a few other suggestions on the USCJ website.

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One Response to “CBD a Pilot Congregation for New Conservative Movement Greening Initiative”

  1. […] Bay in my message box, thought I’d share it with everyone, since Congregation Beth David is a pilot synagogue for the the Conservative Movements Greening Initiative, and Jews’ Next Dor is CBD’s […]

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