Jewish environmental education is a natural extension of any scout, religious school, youth group or adult outdoor activity. Many basic concepts of ecology can be found in the T’NaCh and other Jewish religious writings. The use of Jewish texts and stories adds a new dimension to the generic hike.
This document was created by Rabbi Rachmiel Tobesman, of the Baltimore Area Council, and further developed through the National Jewish Committee on Scouting to help Scouts of all ages gain a better appreciation for the environment. You may download the Program Help here.