Here are some great articles from The Jew and the Carrot you may have missed last week discussing the latest in Jews, food, and contemporary life. Thank you to Hazon intern, Alyssa Berkowitz, for compiling this week’s round up! We featured an article by Marion Menzin about the meaning she derives from eating meat, an article by Rachel Kahn-Troster about tomato pickers’ recent victories, and lastly an article by Miriam Leibowitz about making kosher flambe in Nashville.
Why I Keep Kosher by Marion Menzin– “Over the last decade, the concept of mindful eating has spread through communities across the country. Most Americans now understand that there is an ethical way to eat, and that our food choices have a wide-ranging impact.”
- A Victory for Tomato Pickers by Rachel Kahn-Troster– “On Thursday, Trader Joe’s signed a Fair Food Agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, guaranteeing that they will only buy from growers who have signed a Code of Conduct in their fields and ensuring a penny per pound wage increase for the tomato pickers.”
Kosher FlambÃ©…In Nashville? by Miriam Leibowitz– “Sometimes in Nashville, keeping kosher is about more than just the haksher (kosher symbol) on the packaging, it’s about finding the ingredients to begin with”
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