April is Earth Month at Yeshiva and new initiatives and events will be taking place all month long.

  • Oil Crisis: Israel’s Electric Solution, April 4th – 8pm, Wilf, Belfer 218.Michael Granoff, a professional investor and the head of Oil Independence Policies for Israeli based company Better Place, will be discussing the company’s electric car initiative and quest for oil independency.
  • Clean up the Neighborhood Park Day, April 8th, 10am to 1pm, Students will help paint a rusty old fence on Laurel Hill Terrace between between 182nd and 188th St. Carlos and Gabby’s for lunch after cleanup. RSVP to yabed@yu.edu .
  • Group Hike with Rabbi Jeremy Reider, April 10th, Buses leave Stanton at 1pm and Wilf at 1:30pm and will be returning at 6pm. Brownies and apple juice for all who participate. Spots are limited so please RSVP by signing up HERE. Free environmental club water bottles for all hikers!
  • Topsy Turvy Bus Presentation, April 11th – 8:30pm -10:30pm, Wilf, Schottenstein Cultural Center, 185th st. The presentation will focus on science topics, environmental problem solving, and Jewish values and will include  an interactive theater piece, solar ovens building, and learning on a unique bio-fueled bus. To learn more, read about the Topsy Turvy Bus.
  • New Carpooling Program, April 15th. If you drive to work you can benefit from this new program encouraging carpooling by allowing permit holders to split the cost between carpoolers. To find carpoolers near you, join Yeshiva & Einstein’s ride sharing program Greenride. To learn more visit the Green my Commute site.
  • Community Garden Planting, May 6th – 9am – 10:30am, Wilf, 184th & Laurel Hill Terrace. Come help start Yeshiva’s first community garden with the Environmental Club. See what it takes to do Urban Gardening in New York City.

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