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Over the years, The Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development has received extensive media coverage from dozens of TV, radio, and printed media outlets for its various activities. Our interfaith environmental conferences in Jerusalem and North America feature Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious leaders addressing the religious importance of stewardship of the earth.

Press Coverage


  • Anglican Communion News Service

    A comment made by the Archbishop of Canterbury during his visit to the Holy Land in April, has resulted in a pioneering green energy project for churches in Africa. During his two-week visit, Archbishop Justin met Rabbi Yonatan Neril, the founder and executive director of the Jerusalem-based NGO, the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD).

  • Anglican Communion News Service

    The global oil giant ExxonMobil have finally caved in to shareholder demands – led by the C of E’s Church Commissioners – to set out how the business will be affected by efforts to halt climate change. The announcement came two years to the day after the breakthrough Paris agreement on climate change.

  • Breaking Israel News

    Rabbi Yonatan Neril, who has a BA and MA from Stanford University with a focus on global environmental issues, notes in Huffington Post that the leading 20th century mystic Rabbi Yehuda HaLevi Ashlag wrote, “God established the laws of nature in the world, and a person or society that transgresses one of these laws will be punished through nature. He likens nature to a judge that God created to punish those who violate the laws of nature.”

  • SIR Servizio Informazione Religiosa

    Il Papa chiama, e i suoi atenei rispondono con un percorso formativo congiunto che per la prima volta mette in sinergia sette istituzioni universitarie e un istituto di studi superiori. Intervista con p. Prem Xalxo (Pontificia Università Gregoriana), coordinatore del progetto.

Press Releases


  • July 26, 2017JERUSALEM – As Jerusalem experiences another wave of violent conflict and punishing heat, Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders came together to urge people of all faiths to help curb climate change.Rabbi David Rosen, AJC International Director of Interreligious...

  • Seminary Deans and Faculty Convene at Union Theological Seminary to Address Growing Demand For Integrating Faith and Ecology Curriculum at Seminaries December 15, 2016 New York, NYYesterday’s Faith & Ecology Seminary Education Conference engaged seminary deans and faculty to explore ways...

  • Luce grant of $425,000 will fund seminary environmental initiative December 12, 2016The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a three-year, $425,000 grant to Methodist Theological School in Ohio to support the establishment of the Seminary Environmental Leadership Initiative. The grant will...

  • Despite Jerusalem Violence, Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Clergy and Seminarians Seed Future with Hope June 24, 2015Faith and Ecology Conference empowered current and emerging faith leaders to be a powerful vehicle for environmental stewardship.Christian, Jewish, and Muslim clergy and seminary students convened...

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Press Contact


 

Rabbi Yonatan Neril

Executive Director

yneril@interfaithsustain.com

 

 

 

Media Kit


Our Media Kit includes a brief fact sheet about ICSD, our logo, mission statement as well as the bio and headshot of ICSD’s Founder & Executive Director Rabbi Yonatan Neril.

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