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The Green Zionist Alliance Israel Environmental Forum
  • Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013
  • Israel Center, 22 Keren HaYesod St., Jerusalem

 

Schedule

4 p.m.

"Oil Production and Food Production: An Unsavory Wedlock"

Dr. Orr Karassin
Green Zionist Alliance
Lecturer and researcher at The Open University of Israel, and former head of the environmental-law program at Sapir Academic College's Law School

5 p.m.

"Green Pilgrim Jerusalem in the Context of the Global Green Pilgrimage Network"

Naomi Tsur
Green Zionist Alliance
Deputy mayor of Jerusalem and Green Pilgrimage ambassador

6 p.m.

" 'For is the Tree of the Field a Man?' When is it Permitted to Uproot Fruit Trees?"

Rabbi Yosef Carmel
Rabbinical Dean of Eretz Hemdah Institute and Av Beit Din of Eretz Hemdah Gazit rabbinical court

7 p.m.

“Should Jews Be Vegetarians?”

Dr. Richard Schwartz
Green Zionist Alliance
President emeritus of Jewish Vegetarians of North America and author of the book, “Judaism and Vegetarianism”

8 p.m.

"Vegan Style: Why is it that Israel is Going Vegan? An Analysis of the Animal Rights/Vegetarian Movement in Israel"

Yossi Wolfson, Esq.
Coordinator of the Jewish Vegetarian Society in Jerusalem

9 p.m.

"Responding Jewishly to Israeli and Global Climate Change and Other Environmental Threats"

Dr. Richard Schwartz
Green Zionist Alliance
President emeritus of Jewish Vegetarians of North America and author of the book, “Judaism and Vegetarianism”

The Green Zionist Alliance Israel Environmental Forum is cosponsored by Root and Branch, and the Jewish Vegetarian Society in Jerusalem.

All presentations in English.

25/30 NIS

 


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