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Nationwide

strike4futureisrael youth climate protest

https://www.facebook.com/strike4futureisrael/
Our specific demands from the government are:
1. Declaring a climate emergency
 2.  50% renewable energy by 2030 and 100% by 2050 (based on the IPCC report)
3. An educational program about climate change from the 1st grade to the 12th grade; Taught in all schools.
– We don’t have a specific location. Because we have activists are from all over the country, our meetings are conducted virtually. We physically demonstrate every Friday in several cities, and we announce the details of the demonstrations on our social media. 
– The age restriction is basically until being recruited by the IDF. 

volunteer opportunities – varies – through website

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Uncategorized

ISRAEL PLASTIC POLLUTION PREVENTION COALITION (IPPPC)

https://www.ecomingling.com/israel-plastic-pollution-prevention

benjamin@ecomingling.com

The mission of the coalition is to reduce Israel’s dependence on single-use plastic, to adopt plastic alternatives, and ultimately drive the country towards a sustainable future in which plastic is only used when necessary.

  1. To engage decision-makers on the local and national level and to advocate for policies and legislation around reducing plastic use.
  2. To provide educational services and consumer awareness campaigns to promote a consumer culture that encourages more sustainable companies and more sustainable products.
  3. To support and promote innovation and research into plastic alternative products and the logistics needed.
  4. To provide a centralized database/hub for trusted information for data and research regarding plastic use, plastic pollution and plastic alternatives.

volunteer opportunities – varied

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Jerusalem Region

The Human Front

Nili 050-831-1076

Every Monday and Thursday we’re collecting food from the Whole sale market and distribute it to families and communities across the cities, and on Friday we’re cooking for families as well. We work mainly if not only with rescued food. Located at Hillel St 28, Jerusalem

volunteer opportunities – collecting , cleaning and displaying food for people to come and pick up

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Jerusalem Region

The Jerusalem Food Rescuers

The Jerusalem Food Rescuers aim to promote a systemic improvement in creating a just, decentralized, and sustainable food system, where everyone has access to fresh and nutritious food and can take part.

Daniella (972)-58-515-9555 Jlm.foodrescuers@gmail.com

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Nationwide

Save the trees

https://www.osibenjamin.com/post/שמירת-הטבע-בחמלה-הגנה-על-העצים-והגנה-על-בעלי-החיים-אחד-הם

Israeltreesdefence@gmail.com Osi  054 460 0842 

Conserving nature with compassion – protecting the trees and protecting the animals – are one.

volunteer opportunities – varied

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Nationwide

The Green Network

https://www.reshet-yeruka.net/

hilihabas@reshet-yeruka.net 

 The Green Network leads education for sustainability on the agenda of theeducation systems in Israel. We work in fruitful cooperation with government ministries, with local authorities and with educational institutions, youth and community in all populations and societies in the country.  Our goal is to provide inspiration and vision, pedagogical and practical knowledge and tools that will lead educators and community to act within themselves and become agents of change and social and environmental activists. The curricula and pedagogical models we have developed encourage independent learning and research, critical thinking and action and evoke a sense of involvement, initiative and responsibility for the community, the state and the world. The Green Network is a member of Life and the Environment , the umbrella organization of environmental organizations in Israel, and a partner in the forum of CEOs of environmental education organization.

volunteer opportunities – varied

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TEL AVIV

A Tree Returns Home עץ חוזר הביתה

http://citytree.net

tree@citytree.net   

03-5254196   

Tree City is an independent social enterprise that develops and distributes knowledge for ecological life and climate resilience.

volunteer opportunities – varied workshops

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Nationwide

Animals Now

https://animals-now.org/en/2019-recap/

 cerem@animals-now.org    OR     dovrut@animals-now.org 

972-3-6204878        OR         WHATSUP     972-58-6064253

Factory farms are abusing animals. We are here to stop them

Volunteer Opportunities – varied

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Southern Region

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies

Kibbutz Ketura

Laura Shulton: 08-6356618

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies is a leading environmental studies and research institute in the Middle East. It houses accredited academic programs, research centers, and international cooperation initiatives focusing on a range of environmental concerns and challenges. With a student body comprised of Jordanians, Palestinians, Israelis, and students from around the world, the Arava Institute offers students an exceptional opportunity to learn from leading professionals while forming friendships and developing skills that enable them to lead the region and the world in solving today’s most pressing environmental challenges. Here, the idea that nature knows no political borders is more than a belief. It is a fact, a curriculum, and a way of life.

Volunteer Opportunities: Internships only

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Nationwide

Atzim

https://aytzim.org

https://aytzim.org/take-action/volunteer/bikkurim/bikkurim-app

The Green Zionist Alliance, a North America based 501(c)3 nonprofit, offers a place for all people — regardless of political or religious affiliation — who care about humanity’s responsibility to preserve the Earth and the special responsibility of the Jewish people to preserve the ecology of Israel. The GZA works to educate and mobilize people around the world for Israel’s environment; to protect Israel’s environment and support its environmental movement; to improve environmental practices within the World Zionist Organization and its constituent agencies; and to inspire people to work for positive change. By focusing on the environment while working from a pluralistic and multicultural base, the Green Zionist Alliance seeks to bridge the differences between and within religions and people — helping to build a peaceful and sustainable future for Israel and the Middle East.

Volunteer opportunities – varied

Need to become a paid member to volunteer

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Jerusalem Region

Bikes for Jerusalem אופנים בשביל ירושלים

https://www.facebook.com/cyclejerusalem/

JLM@bike.org.il 

Critical Mass/Cycle Jerusalem is an organization that advocates to advance the situation for bicycles in Jerusalem. We work together with other environmental organizations to encourage the city to be more bicycle friendly, environmentally friendly, and pedestrian friendly. Additionally, we lobby city hall, meet with top decision makers, conduct group rides, and organize educational events, keeping you informed of bicycle friendly organizations, businesses, and political figures.

אופניים בשביל ירושלים/מסה קריטית הוא ארגון הפועל לקידום תחבורת האופניים בירושלים. אנו פועלים מול גורמי תכנון בעירייה ומחוצה לה, נפגשים עם מקבלי החלטות ועובדים בשיתוף עם ארגונים סביבתיים אחרים על מנת ליצור עיר ידידותית יותר לאופניים, להולכי רגל ולסביבה. בנוסף, אנו מארגנים רכיבות קבוצתיות ואירועים קהילתיים, ומחנכים לשימוש חכם ונכון באופניים ככלי תחבורה

Volunteer Opportunities-varied

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Jerusalem Region

Botanical Hub

www.botanic.co.il

Meirav Shnap: 050-833155

Serves as an educational and research center and contains a diverse collection of plants from around the world in a geographical view. Its purpose is to inspire and instill ways of maintaining informed custody of the variety of plants. Volunteer Opportunities: tours , workshops, other

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Jerusalem Region

Botanical Gardens הגן הבוטני

It serves as an educational and research center and contains a diverse collection of plants from around the world in a geographical view. Its purpose is to inspire and instill ways of maintaining informed custody of the variety of plants. It has tours, workshops etc

botanic.co.il/

0506833155 מירב שנאפ

volunteer opportunities – varied

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Nationwide

Community Gardens in Israel

www.natureisrael.org

Gili Bezalel gilib@spni.org.il

Community Gardens are small patches of barren land that residents work together to make bloom. … In just under 15 years 300 Community Gardens have been established in Israel actively influencing residents’ daily actions

volunteer opportunities – none but has information about community gardens in Israel.

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Jerusalem Region

Community gardens in Jerusalem הגינה הקהילתית בירושלים

jerusalem.muni.il/he/residents/environment/communitygardens/communitygardenss

Rotem Goldshmid      054-3363513     ginot.k.jlm@gmail.com

The municipal gardens of the city gardens work together with the residents to promote local initiatives to develop and nurture the surrounding environment and create a vibrant urban space that carries with it vitality and continuity. The Community Administration helps raise awareness of environmental and sustainability issues and supports community activities that take place in community gardens, doing tree protection in the city, reducing garbage and recycling through the “green bin” venture, and other urban sustainability initiatives. This activity is a lever for promoting quality of life and community and a model for urban sustainability in the city of Jerusalem

מינהל קהילתי “גינות העיר” פועל יחד עם התושבים לקידום יוזמות מקומיות לפיתוח וטיפוח הסביבה הקרובה ויצירת מרחב עירוני תוסס הנושא בתוכו חיוניות והמשכיות. המינהל הקהילתי מסייע להעלאת המודעות לנושאי איכות הסביבה וקיימות ותומך בפעילות קהילתית המתרחשת בגינות קהילתיות, בעשייה למען הגנת אילנות בעיר, לצמצום אשפה ומחזור באמצעות מיזם “מהפח ירוק” וביוזמות נוספות של קיימות אורבנית . פעילות זו מהווה מנוף לקידום איכות החיים והקהילה ומודל לקיימות עירונית בעיר ירושלים

Volunteer -varies according individual community gardens

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Jerusalem Region

Critical Mass/Cycle Jerusalem

https://www.facebook.com/cyclejerusalem/

mailto:JLM@bike.org.il

אופניים בשביל ירושלים/מסה קריטית הוא ארגון הפועל לקידום תחבורת האופניים בירושלים. אנו פועלים מול גורמי תכנון בעירייה ומחוצה לה, נפגשים עם מקבלי החלטות ועובדים בשיתוף עם ארגונים סביבתיים אחרים על מנת ליצור עיר ידידודתית יותר לאופניים, להולכי רגל ולסביבה. בנוסף, אנו מארגנים רכיבות קבוצתיות ואירועים קהילתיים, ומחנכים לשימוש חכם ונכון באופניים ככלי תחבורה
Critical Mass/Cycle Jerusalem is an organization that advocates to advance the situation for bicycles in Jerusalem. We work together with other environmental organizations to encourage the city to be more bicycle friendly, environmentally friendly, and pedestrian friendly. Additionally, we lobby city hall, meet with top decision makers, conduct group rides, and organize educational events, keeping you informed of bicycle friendly organizations, businesses, and political figures.

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Nationwide

Plastic Free Israel ישראל ללא פלסטיק

www.plasticfreeisrael.com OR https://www.facebook.com/plasticfreeisrael

plasticfree.israel@gmail.com

To promote awareness of plastic pollution in the oceans and how it affects our lives and the environment around us.  To share solutions and alternatives to everyday single-use plastic.   To create coastal clean-ups to actively combat the plastic pollution problem!

Volunteer Opportunities-   varied

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Nationwide

Eco Peace Middle East

http://ecopeaceme.org/

03-5604683
info@ecopeaceme.org

amyg@ecopeaceme.org

EcoPeace Middle East is a unique organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli environmentalists. Our primary objective is the promotion of cooperative efforts to protect our shared environmental heritage.

internship – http://ecopeaceme.org/ecopeace/internships/

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Nationwide

Eretzcarmel

http://www.eretzcarmel.org/

04-954149

Creating social change on sustainability.Providing practical tools in everyday life that will promote human and social health.

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TEL AVIV

Environmental & Sustainability Authority

Guy 02-544997840

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Environmental Authority is the municipal arm responsible for the city’s environment. In its areas of responsibility, supervision and monitoring of pollution and pollutants, environmental planning and environmental education. In recent years, the Authority has also been coordinating areas of sustainability, including food and climate policy .

The activity is expanding, embracing diverse fields and reaching new partners

volunteer opportunities – internships

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Jerusalem Region

Green Bins מהפח ירוק



Info@ginothair.org.il


hila@ayanavision.com or meroy9@gmail.com

The “Green Bins” initiative, a joint venture of the Jerusalem Municipality – Sanitation Division, the Ministry of the Environment and Community Administration.is a first model of its kind, encouraging residents in the city to separate food residues (wet trash) to create compost (fertilizer), in multi-tenant residential buildings, in private homes In organizations and schools. .We will assist you in choosing a suitable location for putting the compost, provide all building occupants with professional guidance, and accompany you throughout the process.

Volunteer Opportunities- varied

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Nationwide

Green Course מגמה ירוקה

green.org.il

megama@GREEN.ORG.IL

Green Course is a grassroots activist organization which works to influence elected decision makers in Israel to create public sustainable environmental and social policy, to increase the circles of influence by widening participation, to support social-environmental justice by preventing government authorities, private corporations and the public from harming nature resources and the environmental and social systems of Israel for generations to come

Volunteer Opportunities- varied

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Nationwide

GREEN NOW

http://greennow.org.il/

hugh@get-green-now.com or eco@greennow.org.il 

Info about the organization:

We deal with all aspects and without distinction between areas under Israeli, semi-Israeli or Palestinian control – pollution has no boundaries

The Green Now Association sees itself as an intermediary body, empowering and connecting individuals and communities and organizations.

We consider ourselves responsible for the quality of our lives and the preservation of the land deposited in our hands as it is written in the ancient biblical order: “for slavery and preservation” (Genesis 1).

Volunteer Opportunities- various

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Central Region

חווה ואדם Hava and Adam

havaveadam.org 

office@ havaveadam.org OR 08-622-5782  

Farm and Man is an eco-educational farm of the city of Modi’in. The farm offers a variety of activities and training in the field of practical ecology to the general public, companies and businesses and the third sector

Volunteer opportunities: various

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Nationwide

Heschel Center for Sustainability

www.heschel.org.il/heschelen-media

SUSTAINABILITY@ Heschel.org.il     

eva@ganim.matnasim.co.il

The Heschel Center for Sustainability develops and implements the vision of sustainability: a just and cohesive society, a robust and democratic economy, and a healthy and productive environment to all of its residents. The center bridges theoretical knowledge and practical methods, and creatively spreads the message of sustainability, assisting change makers from every sector of society to promote significant change in Israel.

volunteer opportunities – varied

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Jerusalem Region

המרכז הבין דתי לפיתוח בר-קיימא -Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development

www.interfaithsustain.com/

Rabbi Jonathan Neril

054-7234973

yneril@interfaithsustain.com

Works to catalyze a transition to a sustainable, thriving, and spiritually-aware society through the leadership of faith communities. ICSD reveals the connection between religion and ecology and mobilizes faith communities to act. ICSD manifests these goals primarily through four projects. First, the Faith Inspired Renewable Energy Project, in cooperation with faith institutions in Africa and a renewable energy developer, deploys solar and wind fields to bring electricity to Africans, reduce indoor air pollution and deforestation, and curb climate change. Second, the Interfaith Eco Seminary Engagement Project promotes teaching of ecologically informed theological education, to spur courageous moral leadership for sustainability. Third, short videos provide an effective vehicle for delivering our unique faith-based ecological perspective on Facebook, Twitter, ICSD’s blog, and YouTube. Fourth, ICSD co-organizes Interfaith Environmental Conferences that amplify the voices of religious leaders and scientists on spirituality and ecology.

volunteer opportunities – varied

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Nationwide

Israel Union for Environmental Defense -Adam Teva V’din

adamteva.org.il
03-5669939
members@adamteva.org.il

IUED pursues a vigorous agenda of strategically focused projects in four key areas: air pollution prevention, drinking water safety, solid waste management, and accessible open spaces. Our staff includes attorneys, planning professionals and scientists (hydrologist, solid waste expert, atmospheric chemist) supported by a communications and outreach team, law clerks and students of science, planning and law. A volunteer Board of Directors, including academics, attorneys, educators and others, oversees the development and implementation of our strategically focused projects.

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Jerusalem Region

kayamuta קיימותה

https://kayamuta.org

  לטיף אליעז    050288078  latifeliaz@gmail.com OR

מיקי אלטמן         0507646078  miki4success@gmail.com

The group’s activities focus on the availability of tools for applying ecological ideas in everyday life, with human encounters and shared learning. The group aims to formulate a Jerusalem model for eco-practical activity that is communal and economically independent.  To us, practical sustainability can be “what’s simple,” and it’s time for everyone to realize sustainability in everyday life

Volunteer Opportunities- varied

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Southern Region

Kibbutz Movement Volunteers Program Center

kibbutzvolunteers.org.il/

kpc@kibbutzvolunteers.org.il mor@kibbutzvolunteer.org,il 972-3-5246154/6  

We are the sole providers of the original and unique kibbutz experience in Israel and have done so since 50 years. Here you will find all you need to know about joining us as a volunteer.

We always try to do our utmost to match your preferences with the needs of our kibbutzim. We also organize regular activities and trips for our volunteers so you will get a better understanding of Israeli history, culture and society as well as the challenges faced by Israelis today. And of course, you’ll have great fun meet many new friends and even receive monthly pocket money.

volunteer opportunities – Two month minimal .

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Nationwide

Leket

09-744-1757
info@leket.org
Leket Israel, the National Food Bank, is the leading food rescue organization in Israel. Unique among all other organizations that serve the poor in Israel and food banks worldwide, Leket Israel’s sole focus is rescuing healthy, surplus food and delivering it to those in need through partner nonprofit organizations.
Fill out form at https://www.leket.org/en/volunteers-department/volunteer/