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Jeremy Benstein, a native of Toledo, Ohio, is the educational director of the Abraham Joshua Heschel Center for Nature Studies in Israel, a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to promoting an environmental ethic rooted in cultural and spiritual sources. He holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard, a master's degree in rabbinic studies literature from the Seminary of Judaic Studies (J.T.S., Jerusalem) and is presently a doctoral candidate in anthropology and environmental thought at Hebrew University. Benstein has published articles on Judaism and the environmental issues in Judaism Quarterly, the Jerusalem Reporter, and Judaism Today. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife Elisheva and their twin baby sons, Noam and Yonah.


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