By helping others, we enrich ourselves and strengthen our own community.
Sunday November 16 at 10:30 am, In continued celebration of the Shmita year, Adult Ed Committee in conjunction with the Social Action Committee are presenting the film "Switch:Discover the Future of Energy."
See Dr. Scott Tinker, a Geology Professor at the University of Texas, embark on a spectacular global adventure, exploring the world’s leading sites for all energy types, coal to solar, oil to biofuels, most of them highly restricted and never before seen on film. His journey also includes natural gas, nuclear, geothermal, hydroelectric, and wind power. Dr. Tinker delves into current and future worldwide energy use for transportation, electricity, heating, and cooling. He discovers a path to our future as surprising as it is practical.
The movie, which runs about 98 minutes, will be followed by a lively discussion. Koffee Klatch opens at 10:00 so come early. Light refreshments will be available for a small donation.
Sunday November 23, 11 am - 4pm, Red Cross Blood Bank
Mishkan Torah is cultivating a small, organic garden and has joined Green Hevra, a listing of projects and organizations that are "Jewish" and "environmental."