The primary organizers of Siach are:

The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership is Israel’s leading advocate for a sustainable Israel: a just society with a robust democratic economy and a healthy environment, now and for future generations.

Hazon, a US-based nonprofit, is America’s largest Jewish environmental organization. Hazon’s vision is to create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond. Hazon is a leader in immersion experiences and engaging individuals to be active in their communities.

Jewish Social Action Forum LogoThe Jewish Social Action Forum, based in the UK, is an umbrella organization for a variety of Jewish social justice organizations as well as larger Jewish organizations that have dedicated personnel in the social justice field. The forum mobilizes Jewish involvement in national and global issues that are of universal concern. For an example of a joint campaign and some videos profiling some of the forum’s members please visit

The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership, Hazon, and the Jewish Social Action Forum look forward to serving as the platform for Siach and simultaneously including a wide variety of Jewish environment and social justice organizations as partners in planning and implementing the network.

Bema’aglei Tzedek, Hazon, and the Jewish Social Action Forum are the three founding organizations of Siach

Bema'aglei TzedekBema’aglei Tzedek (“Circles of Justice”), an Israeli nonprofit organization founded in 2004, engages thousands of young Israelis in ongoing educational and social action programs that incorporate Jewish text study, an in-depth understanding of current socioeconomic issues in Israeli society, and practical social activism.

Advisory Committee
Yonatan Ariel, Makom / The Jewish Peoplehood HUB
Leonie Lewis, The Jewish Volunteering Network
Michael Melchior, Green-Meimad Party
Steve Miller, Tzedek/Jubilee Debt Campaign
Amy Philip, Pears Foundation
Jon Rosenberg, Repair the World
Naomi Tsur, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem / Sustainable Jerusalem

Strategic Team
Jeremy Benstein, The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership
Shoshanna Boyd Gelfand, JHub
Moriya Brot, Bema’aglei Tzedek
Dyonna Ginsberg, JAFI
Clare Hedwat, UJA Federation of NY
Nigel Savage, Hazon
Judith Belasco, Hazon

Operational Team
Anna Hanau, Hazon
Claire Nacamuli, JSAF, UK
Limor Friedman,  The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership

Siach is generously supported by the UJA FEDERATION OF NY


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