StartUpRoots enages students to apply Jewish values to current societal challenges.  Health, nutrition, sustainability, and social justice are not new concerns: Jewish tradition addresses these topics with sources students can explore, analyze, and debate.

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Lessons
  • Man’s Place in the World: Rights and Responsibilities

  • The Agricultural Cycle: Implementation of Jewish Philosophy

  • Thou Shalt Not Waste: How to Reduce Food Waste

  • Environmental Responsibility: Composting

  • Conservation and Biodiversity

  • Shmitta: What, Why, and How

  • Appreciating Nature

  • Judaism: Plants, Animals and Resources

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Jewish Tradition