The ELCJHL Environmental Education Center has recently relaunched its website in a new, colorful, easy-to-navigate format. Be sure to watch the beautiful slide show on the home page! Their new web page can be found at www.eecp.org.
by Kendra Kintzi In a world filled with mounting concerns about the effects of our human actions on the environment, many of our most precious resources have taken on new dimensions of social and ecological significance. As a critical resource essential to the continuation of all forms of life, water holds a uniquely pivotal place … [Read more…]
The Environmental Education Center, an educational program of the ELCJHL, organized over 100 people including students from the Ramallah School of Hope to plant trees in Biddu Village near both Ramallah and Jerusalem. The village is about 10 kilometers from Jerusalem but a world away. The area villages once had 6000 dunums of land, but … [Read more…]
Dark skies and rain didn’t stop the Sixth Annual Olive Harvest Festival in Bethlehem Saturday, October 28th, in Manger Square. The festival is sponsored by the ELCJHL’s Environmental Education Center, the Bethlehem Peace Center, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the East Jerusalem YMCA. Marking the harvest of the Palestinian traditional olive harvest, Palestinians … [Read more…]