Contributor Archives: Daniel Orenstein

About Daniel Orenstein

Daniel Orenstein, Ph.D., is a visiting fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies and Ameinu representative on the Jewish National Fund USA Board of Trustees.

Zionism / What are we doing here?

The Accidental Zionist: What a Priest, a Pornographer and a Wrestler Named Chainsaw Taught Me about being Jewish, Saving the World and Why Israel Matters to Both,

Read More

Posted in Book Talk | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Wake Up and Smell the Planet

WHAT DO WE DO NOW? Wake Up and Smell the Planet: The Non-Pompous, Non-Preachy Grist Guide to Greening Your Day by Mountaineers Books, 175 pages, $15 (paperback) Ready, Set, Green: Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living by Graham Hill and …

Read More

Posted in Book Talk | Tagged , | 7 Comments

The City’s Big Green Secret

       Another month has passed, and another proposal for a new ecological community in the Negev has been released. The routine is familiar:   A well-meaning individual or group wants to rekindle the Zionist passion for settlement with a …

Read More

Posted in Israel | 7 Comments

Judaism’s Green Roots

By Daniel Orenstein An exciting Jewish environmental movement has been developing in recent years, with its foundations firmly established in tradition and modern environmental knowledge. The latest rung in this developing ladder is the publication of a new book by …

Read More

Posted in Jewish Identity | Comments Off on Judaism’s Green Roots