Food & Ethics

Source Sheet

Part four of five text and discussion sheets included within the Jewish Guide to Fairtrade - which can be found in full here.
Part one of five text and discussion sheets included within the Jewish Guide to Fairtrade - which can be found in full here - http://www.biggreenjewish.org/documents/synagogues/a-jewish-guide-to-fairtrade.pdf
This source sheet is intended to provide students with a jumping off point to critically consider their own practice of Kashrut, a possible definition of Kashrut, and if Judaism has a say in what they eat.
A collection of different perspectives on the connections between Kashrut and Food Ethics.
These are in no particular order, but all bring up important issues around Food Injustice, Moral Voices' topic for this year.
We know how important it is to feed food to those who do not have any, but what else can we/are we feeding them? Taught to the volunteers of the BJ Thursday lunch program.
Text Study connecting themes of Shavuot to food aid.
This source sheet is inspired by a session taught by Micah Odenheimer, founder of Tevel B'Tzedek. Whilst we often find inspiration from overarching Jewish values for our pursuit of Justice, this example highlights how sometimes Jewish sources can offer very practical and specific guidance for addressing injustice and serves as a useful stimulus for discussion.
biblical sources on leket, peah, shechichah
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