Food & Ethics

Offline Source Sheet

This source sheet was prepared by Jocelyn Berger for events sponsored by Pursue: Action for a Just World. Comments or questions, please contact Jocelyn at jocemberg@gmail.com
This source sheet was prepared by Jocelyn Berger for events sponsored by Pursue: Action for a Just World. Comments or questions, please contact Jocelyn at jocemberg@gmail.com
By Rachel Rosenthal. When we think about food in the Torah, we usually think about kashrut. However, there is equal attention given to where our food comes from, how we should treat our fields, and how we can use our resources to help those who do not own their own land.
This source sheet explores Judaism's view on food aid in the lens of the holiday of Shavuot
A 3 hour discussion of Jewish texts that discuss migration and immigration, as well as the Jewish attitude toward the stranger or foreigner.
Congregation Darchei Noam September 14, 2008 Rabbi Ari Weiss
In 2010 JUFJ's Labor on the Bimah theme was Restaurant Worker Justice. This document contains the texts included in the resource packet.
Can we assume that if you have something, you deserve it? What the blessings and curses in Parshat Bechukotai can teach us about global hunger.
A packet of the Torah sources behind Uri L'Tzedek's Tav haYosher campaign, which calls for ethical kashrut and the promotion of worker rights.
A text study on Judaism's perspective on animal welfare. This material is posted as part of Jewcology’s “Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment,” in partnership with Canfei Nesharim. Learn more at http://www.jewcology.com/content/view/Year-of-Jewish-Learning-on-the-Environment.
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