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Sunday, March 5 • 14:45 - 15:45
Judaism and Vegetarianism

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There are many connections between Judaism and vegetarianism. Both are concerned with human health and well-being, social justice, animal rights, and the environment. There are arguments for vegetarian practice in the laws of kashrut and the Torah. In this session, we will consider Jewish values and teachings that relate to what we eat and how our food is produced and distributed. We will discuss the implications for Jewish spirituality and the challenges and opportunities for those thinking about becoming vegetarian.  

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Mia Elfenbaum

Mia Elfenbaum has been interested in the connections between vegetarianism and Judaism for years. She became a vegetarian (pescatarian) as a teenager when she could no longer face the Friday night chicken dinner. Mia and her family keep a kosher, vegetarian home. She is eager to discuss the issues and share what she has learned. In her professional life, Mia develops multimedia resources and courses on Early Child Development at Red River... Read More →

Sunday March 5, 2017 14:45 - 15:45
Room 230

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