Jewish Environmental Initiative community gardening event planned as part of Project Noah

The Jewish Environmental Initiative (JEI), a committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council, has planned a Jewish community gardening event at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Jewish Community Center’s Garden of Eden, located on the grounds of the Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. The event is part of Project Noah: A Week for the Environment, which takes place Oct. 19-25 and includes Shabbat Noach. Rabbi Randy Fleisher of Central Reform Congregation and a past chair of JEI will lead a short opening service. No prior experience with gardening is needed.  Participants are asked to wear closed toed shoes, to dress appropriately for outdoor work and also to wear a hat. For more information about Project Noah or to RSVP for the gardening event, contact Gail Wechsler at [email protected] or 314-442-3894.