The Way into Judaism and the Environment by Jeremy BensteinAn introductory account of central concepts of Jewish environmentalism and ways of understanding the natural world from within Judaism. It explores a broad sampling of environmental issues alongside examples of activism, interpretations of sacred texts, and contemporary Jewish theology.
Judaism and Ecology: Created World and Revealed Word by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson (Editor)This book arose from the Harvard conference in 1998. These essays provide a comprehensive overview of the relationship between Judaism and ecology and contains a supplemental bibliography. As one of the most significant works in this field it explores biblical sources, rabbinic commentaries, ethical questions, and contemporary norms in Jewish environmentalism.
Waste Not: A Jewish Environmental Ethic by Tanhum S. YorehExplores the Jewish prohibition against destruction and wastefulness, bal tashhit. Yoreh includes an intellectual history of the prohibition, traces its development through relevant Hebrew Scriptures and Jewish texts, and ties it into contemporary environmental discourse.