After getting a master’s degree in social work, Shana Frankel shocked her Atlanta family and moved to a farm all by herself.
“The farm is a cool place for open-minded individuals to come and partake in something that is bigger than themselves.”
“If you want people to open their hearts toward these animals, we have to bring them close.”
The farm on the grounds of the KAM Isaiah Israel synagogue in Chicago yields hundreds of pounds of fruits and vegetables per day.
“You know that Israel is built on Jewish people returning. Now you have a case of an animal from the Old Testament also returning,” Gil Lewinsky said.
Family Farm Camp combines Judaism, farming and family participation.
Yes, Jewish farmers do exist. Dan Friedman attended their second annual “convening” to find out the challenges they face.
Thousands of birds strutted around like rambunctious kids at recess — six varieties of turkey and nearly 40 breeds of chicken, duck and geese.
When Molly Staub’s family moved to New Jersey, they had no idea that they’d be participating in one of the country’s first and most successful American-Jewish agricultural communities.
There’s not much to see yet at the site of this city’s new Jewish community center, just some trailers and earth-moving equipment covered in snow.