At its monthly meeting, ESRA Kfar Saba-Hod Hasharon chapter invited as their guest speaker, veterinarian Dr. Bernard Hurwitz who illustrated his talk with animals he brought with him – a raccoon, a coatimundi, a dwarf goat and a boa constrictor.

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ANIMALS VISIT US AT KFAR SABA
Category: Environment
Issue No. 160
 

Aviva Zuller went into culture shock upon arriving in Israel and discovering that re-cycling here isn’t what she experienced back in the USA. Having being totally involved in a most effective environmental watch group there, this self-proclaimed recycling queen went to work to change things here by helping “Adam Teva V’Din”.

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 ALIYA DREAM RECYCLING NIGHTMARE
Category: Environment
Issue No. 160
 

A joint multi-disciplinary project – Migrating Birds Know No Boundaries – is run in 300 schools in Israel, 30 in Jordan and 30 in the Palestinian Authority, shows how through cooperation and education, birds can serve to bring children together and progress towards common goals.

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Joint Project in Israel, Jordan and Palestinian Authority
Category: Environment
Issue No. 160
 

Naomi Ariel gives us some more tips on how to conserve water. Just turning a tap on with a slow flow of water and not leaving the tap running when cleaning vegetables are two of the points she makes.

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WATER, WATER WHERE?
Category: Environment
Issue No. 159
 

Face-off with a cop. Judy Shapiro finds “a different mindset,” as she argues with a cop about a familiar road that was suddenly off limits. Tempers flared as she refused to accept this new law, but she learned something about herself as well.

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A DIFFERENT MINDSET
Category: Environment
Issue No. 158
 

“Hiking in the Ashes of the Carmel” with Hilary Lavi, recounts her participation with a group who hiked to the destination of the mega-fire on Mount Carmel. They walked through the mosaic of black, ash, gray and green areas and discoverd some patches that had been miraculously untouched by the fire.

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HIKING IN THE ASHES OF THE CARMEL
Category: Environment
Issue No. 158
 

Introducing the electric car, being produced at Better Place in Israel for our local use. A new world of technology and progress comes with this vehicle propelled by an interchangeable or rechargeable battery. A new, quiet motor car with few evil emissions.

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ENTERING A NEW WORLD - ELECTRIC CARS
Category: Environment
Issue No. 157
 

Some birds seem to be almost human. Bev Tow gives us the dramatic story of caring for threatened new-born Plovers.

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THE DEVOTION OF PLOVER PARENTS
Category: Environment
Issue No. 157
 

Ariel school, together with the Raanana municipality, wanted to encourage children to walk to school rather than travel in their parents’ pollution-emitting cars. Glenis Bertfield expalins how this works. Her slogan is "Encourage your children to walk to school - make a difference!"

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BACK TO ARIEL SCHOOL  RAANANAS WALKING BUS
Category: Environment
Issue No. 156
 

On vacation in a peaceful Galilee village, the writer is awakened by deafening music emanating from the neighbors. He tries to persuade them to reduce the volume, to no avail. He says that every society has rules of civilized behavior to ensure safeguarding the personal freedom of citizens, but what does one do when insensitivity gives way to blatant aggression.

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THE SOUND BARRIER: DISCORD IN THE GALILEE
Category: Environment
Issue No. 155
 
 
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