Is U.S. Jewish green movement at a tipping point?
Sustainability is becoming part of the mainstream Jewish agenda. But funding remains a problem.
NEW YORK - JR Rich was working in communications at the Staten Island Jewish Community Center when he was offered the chance to become a Jewish Greening Fellow. Never mind that Rich wasn't Jewish. Raised Catholic, he had come to consider himself a pantheist. But he was big into conservation, often suggesting to colleagues that they recycle office materials. "I was the green nudge," he said.