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Upcoming event: Shoresh Food Conference

Join local rabbis, farmers, foodies, activists, students and teachers for a full-day conference as we broadly and deeply explore the intersections between Jewish tradition and contemporary food issues. The rich and varied sessions are designed both for people who are already knowledgeable about the intersection of food and Jewish life as well those with no prior […]

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Webinar: Jewish Perspectives on Food Justice

This wasn’t originally on my blogging schedule and I’ve been trying to blog once a day – not more, not less – but I wanted to share this one and had no content that was so time sensitive that it needed to be posted today. It came to me from Hazon. Also, I’ve cheekily created […]

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Sukkot: The Festival of the Harvest

Sukkot begins this evening at sundown. When I began this post I thought it would be short. I didn’t know what I could say that I didn’t say last year. Then down the rabbit hole of Google I went. Until this morning I didn’t know that Huffington Post has a whole Judaism section, so this […]

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2011/5772: A yom kippur with meaning

My Yom Kippur didn’t go exactly as I’d laid it out in my previous post, but it was meaningful. Before fasting I had a dinner of brown rice with avocado, lime juice, cilantro and wakame. It sustained me. I woke up thirsty on Saturday. That was the worst part. My mind reminded me, “Well, you […]

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My Yom Kippur sermon for 2011

Doh! I broke my blogging streak. 6 days in a row and I had a post planned for yesterday. Oh well, even g-d rested on a 7th day. And speaking of god, tonight the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur starts and I feel like I should say something about it. I always seem to leave […]

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Happy (Jewish) New Year

I’m behind on my blog posting again and I’ve got a couple of drafts on the go. It’s been a busy time and when I have down time I like to think that I can simultaneously blog and catch up on episodes of Parks & Rec (I’m still on last season), Top Chef Just Desserts, […]

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