High Holiday Sermon Swap and Learning Webinar with Dr. Richard Schwartz

Sep 9, 2019 - 12:00 pm EDT - 1:15 pm EDT

In preparation for the High Holidays, join Hazon in conversation with Dr. Richard Schwartz about climate change and how the Jewish tradition compels us to respond. After his presentation, engage in a sermon swap! This webinar is geared towards rabbis and spiritual leaders.

See Zoom call-in info below. Please contact isaiah.rothstein@hazon.org with any questions.

12:00-12:10: Opening Circle
12:10-12:40: Dr. Richard Schwartz on “Applying Jewish Values to Help Save the World”
12:45-12:55: Q & A
12:55-1:10: Sermon Swap: Share your high holiday sermon ideas and resources!
1:10-1:15: Closing Circle

Richard H. Schwartz, PhD, is the Author of Judaism and Vegetarianism, Judaism and Global Survival, Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal our Imperiled Planet, and Mathematics and Global Survival, and over 250 articles and 25 podcasts at JewishVeg.org/schwartz. He is president emeritus of Jewish Veg, formerly known as Jewish Vegetarians of North America (JVNA), and president of the Society of Ethical and Religious Vegetarians. In 1987, he was selected as Jewish Vegetarian of the Year by JVNA. In 2005, he was inaugurated into the North American Vegetarian Society’s Hall of Fame. He is a patron of the International Jewish Vegetarian Society. He is also the Associate Producer of a JVNA-sponsored one-hour documentary. ‘A Sacred Duty: Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal the World (www.ASacredDuty.com), produced by multi-award-winning movie maker Lionel Friedberg. He is spearheading a campaign to stress that a major shift toward plant-based diets is an essential part of efforts to avert a climate catastrophe and shift our imperiled planet onto a sustainable path.

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Time: Sep 9th, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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