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Wilderness Torah reconnects Jewish traditions to the land

girls hugging 2Wilderness Torah is Hiring
Three Part-Time Jewish Youth Educators

Positions available for
October 2014 – May 2015 season

Applications due
Wednesday, September 24 at 6 pm PST

Wilderness Torah is seeking three Jewish youth educators to join our inspired, collaborative crew of dynamic youth educators for the 2014–2015 season and possibly beyond. These positions will report to the Youth Programs Director.

Find out more here.

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Sukkot on the Farm 2014

Shmita: Elements in Balance

October 9 – October 12

Green Oaks Creek Farm, Pescadero, CA



Youth Programs Enrolling for Fall!

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B’hootz (“outside” in Hebrew), for grades K-5, brings Judaism to life through a nature-based “Sunday school in the woods.” B’hootz provides fundamental naturalist, survival, and leadership skills through a Jewish lens.

B’naiture, for grades 6 and 7, is a two-year, experiential program for girls and boys that uses nature as a vehicle to explore the transition from childhood to adolescence.

Learn more about our innovative outdoor education programs

Wilderness Torah Featured
on KALW’s Spiritual Edge

Wilderness Torah - Passover in the Desert 2014A wonderful 10-minute radio story on Passover in the Desert aired July 22 on NPR-affiliate KALW.

The story is part of their Spiritual Edge series on spiritual innovation in the Bay Area.

Listen here.


Seeds of Opportunity

A National Study of Immersive Jewish Outdoor,
Food & Environmental Education (JOFEE)

Hazon and six Jewish funders collaborated to produce the first-ever national survey on Jewish Outdoor, Food, and Environmental Education (JOFEE) programs and experiences. The findings of the report, “Seeds of Opportunity,” are extraordinary! Wilderness Torah is proud to be a part of the JOFEE community.

For the third year in a row, Wilderness Torah has been named one of the nation’s 50 most innovative Jewish nonprofits in SLINGSHOT 13|14, the 9th annual resource guide for Jewish innovation.