WL Sustainability: Climate Change

Sunday, February 25, 2024    
5:00 pm EST - 6:30 pm EST

[This Program is scheduled on Eastern Time Zone]

Climate Change

Please join us as we uncover and discuss all the aspects of climate change with our panel of experts.
Mirele Goldsmith, PhD is an environmental psychologist, educator and activist. She is an expert in how to change human behavior to solve environmental problems to build a sustainable future. Making a difference on Capitol Hill with United States Vice President Kamala Harris. Mirele is Founder and co-chair of Jewish Earth Alliance.

Mark Elliot, was Meteorologist with the weather channel for almost 20 years, since 2004 and now is the Chief Meteorologist for AT&T. Mark is also known as “storm specialist” has Awards/Degrees in Meteorology, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Sciences and speaker of Climate.  

Dr. Thea Iberall from Jewish Climate Action Network (JCAN) began focusing on the climate crisis in 2011 when she was doing research for The Swallow and the Nightingale, her ecofeminist novel about a 4,000-year-old secret brought through time by the birds. Thea has been published in anthologies and journals including in Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust. Her book of contextual poems, The Sanctuary of Artemis, traces the roots of patriarchal domination through poetry and essays. A storyteller and teacher, Iberall is an inductee into the International Educators Hall of Fame. Iberall has a Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts in computational neuroscience and is the author of three scientific texts. She has a leadership role in the Jewish Climate Action Network which works through education, activism, and organizing to add an urgent and visionary Jewish voice to the climate crisis. 

Rabbi Katy Z. Allen is the co-founder of the Jewish Climate Action Network (JCAN) and also the founder and spiritual leader of Ma’yan Tikvah – A Wellspring of Hope, which holds outdoor services all year long. For twelve years, Rabbi Katy, a board certified chaplain, served first as a chaplain at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and then as a hospice chaplain.

Registration is open to WL members (in the USA & Canada), you must log in (https://www.wlcjmembers.org/member_login.php) to register for each class session. If you need assistance, please contact the office (405) 870-1260.

Participation in this program is a benefit of your membership. 


Corinne Hammerschlag
WL Sustainability Co-Chair
Heddy Belman
WL Sustainability Co-Chair