FJMC Shomrei Ha'aretz Webinar
You may link to the FJMC Shomrei Ha'aretz Webinar here. This Webinar presents Club members with examples of Men’s Clubs organizing, planning, marketing and presenting successful diverse Shomrei Ha’Aretz programs that involve the congregation and young families. Some of the programs received Torch awards. The presentation and discussion helps your club design and present programs that will grow your Club, activate your congregation, and contribute to protecting this Earth.
FJMC & GreenFaith Energy and Water Shield Programs
This is a PowerPoint video on steps to adopt GreenFaith Energy and Water Shield Programs for a synagogue. PowerPoint created by Jeffry Charnow of Temple Torat Emet, Boynton Beach, FL and Michael Miller, FJMC Shomrei Ha'aretz Chair.
You may view the video here.
You may download the PowerPoint file with notes here.
Temple Torah Goes Green: Mitzvah Day 2014
Temple Torah takes steps to become a healthier, greener, more energy efficient community. Rabbi Lawrence Troster of Greenfaith guides the congregation towards earning the Greenfaith Energy Shield. You may view this video here.
Tested Shomrei Ha'Aretz Earth Friendly Programs & Activities that a Men's Club can use or expand.
The Shomrei Ha'Artez Torch Award submissions 2009 - present are posted on the FJMC Website.
You will find them by following the top menu at Awards - Torch Award - All Torch Awards, or at this link.
The programs and activities cover a wide range of goals: mitzvot, membership retention and expansion, Jewish education, raising or saving money for congregation and club members, involving youth, teens and families, recreation, and community recognition.