Going Green Jewishly

Making aliyah this summer from Canada: A flock of sheep

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 7:00am
By Melanie Lidman for The Times of Israel

A Canadian couple wants to restore a Biblical breed of sheep to the Holy Land. All they need is a plane and a farm
After months of tense negotiations, with assistance from ambassadors, international media coverage, rabbis, farmers, historians, and an army of volunteers, the Canadian and Israeli governments have reached an important breakthrough agreement, a first in their shared history: The sheep can come to Israel.

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Israel solar guru promises more plants in US, Africa

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 7:00am
By Shoshanna Solomon for The Times of Israel   

Yosef Abramowitz’s Energiya Global firm aims to supply 50 million people with renewable energy by 2025
Israeli solar energy pioneer Yosef Abramowitz will launch Energiya Global Capital’s first solar energy power plant in the US, and is aiming to open 10 more overseas projects over the next three years.

Glynn County’s $30 million 22.5MW solar field, in the southeastern state of Georgia, will be inaugurated on Friday and will start supplying electricity shortly after that, Abramowitz said.

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