‘Five minutes with…’ is an exciting collaboration between the Big Green Jewish Website and film-maker Lara Smallman. Lara has been using the medium of film to explore climate change. She has interviewed 10:10, the Environmental Justice Foundation and even fired a question or two at Boris Johnson.
The documentary strand ‘Five minutes with…’ is your chance to hear about the many different ways in which people are going green. If you’ve got someone in mind you would like us to feature, don’t be shy let us know
Five Minutes with...UJIA
UJIA is the largest Jewish charity investing in young people and education in Israel and the UK. UJIA have been working for many months of their environment policy, to read the case study click here
. In June last year, the charity made a momentous move, not just in re-locating to Camden Town, but in transitioning to an altogether green practice. Film-maker Lara Smallman went to see how the new building has enabled UJIA to realise its green ambitions, and educate others on the importance of environmentalism.
Five Minutes with...LSJS
Believe it or not, in a quiet corner of Hendon, north-west London, a green revolution is underway. Film-maker Lara Smallman paid a visit to LSJS' up and coming eco-garden. With resident worms composting all of the school's waste, vegetable growing and much, much more, LSJS is putting Jewish environmental ethics into action in a very big way.
Five Minutes with...Tzedek
Film-maker Lara Smallman meets Tzedek to find out why climate change is a Jewish issue and the tangible ways in which they have responded to this.
Five Minutes with...Alexis Rowell
The Transition Towns movement is gaining in both momentum and followers. Lara went to meet Alexis Rowell, aka the Eco Councillor on his home-grown balcony, to find out what this increasingly popular movement has to offer...for more details click here.
Five Minutes with...Northwest Jewish Primary School
With the help of an expert gardener, pupils at North West London Jewish Day School are learning all about how to grow their own...
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