Zo Artzeinu’s campaign for Tu B’Shevat to plant 1,500 trees in southern Israel is in response to the 1,500 missiles shot at Israel. Shlomo Walfish, director of the campaign, visited North Shore Hebrew Academy in Great Neck this January, among many other schools in the New York region. Back row (L–R): Dr. Paul Brody, Dean Rabbi Jeffrey Kobrin, Dean Emeritus Rabbi Yeshayahu Greenfeld, and Shlomo Walfish. Front row: NSHA elementary-school students Hannah Hamerman, Jacqueline Kalaty, Jason Zucker, and Sam Rachmani displaying the Zo Artzeinu tree-planting poster.
Two years ago, North Shore students planted an orchard of more than 250 trees in Yitzhar, in the Shomron, to honor the memory of Taly Cohen, z’l, beloved daughter of their dean, Rabbi Yeshayahu Greenfeld.