It only takes one… (Tiyul entry #1)

on

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; }


IMG_3704.JPG, originally uploaded by swimfast.

So we went on this amazing tiyul (trip) with ulpan. We were hiking in bizentine era underground aqueducts, small hikes to visit Rotchild’s tomb, and wandering around Zikron Yaakov. We walked into this synagogue (pictured left).

What is the first thing you noticed? The second? If you said “compact fluorescent light (cfl) bulb” then you win. This orthodox synagogue, complete with a seperate area for women upstairs (I’m all for egalitarian t’filah – prayer) converted 100% of their light bulbs to cfl, and were even using mostly natural light when we were there during the day.

So get inspired. Go buy at least one cfl and change an old incandescent. save the world.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s