Maya Shetreat-Klein explores Tu B’Shvat, whole grains, gardening, and eating with intention.
What we call “Jewish Food Education” is an important part of any Jewish education experience.
great articles from The Jew and the Carrot you may have missed last week
Together we can create a healthier, more sustainable food system for all.
Great reads from The Jew and the Carrot you may have missed last week
Would you like to weigh less and have more energy?
Happy New Year from Hazon and The Jew and the Carrot!
UW Jewish Studies Presents Nigel Savage, Executive Director, Hazon, in conversation with Professor Karen Litfin Thursday, February 23, 2012 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PT) 415 Westlake, Seattle, WA What is your relationship to food politics? What is your relationship to religion? Do your answers to these questions have anything to do with one another? (more…)
We’re proud to note two friends of Hazon are among this years nominees!
The food we eat has permeated Jewish life from the manna in the desert to the latkes in the dining room
Originally posted on The Philadelphia Jewish Voice By Ronit Treatman Please enjoy this clip I filmed about how chamin (Portuguese cholent) came to Philadelphia. It was filmed at Stenton Mansion, one of the best-preserved colonial homes in Philadelphia. I would like to extend my special thanks to Marlene Samoun for permitting me to use her soulful rendition of the ladino folk song Morenika in this clip. Jewish contact with Spain may go as far back as the Kingdom of Solomon. It is thought that Southern Spain was the country of Tarshish. Tarshish was the furthest place west that people could sail to from Ancient Israel in Biblical times. There was a continuous Jewish presence in Spain until March 31, 1492. (more…)
I was not brought up with Thanksgiving. My first exposure to this very American holiday was when I was in Yeshiva in Jerusalem.
For professionals or lay leaders who are involved in agency or synagogue gardening, CSAs or greenmarkets or who would like to begin programs of this nature. Also relevant for food service providers or nutritionists who buy or provide food for their agencies. Your organization or synagogue can begin to prepare for next summer NOW. Come learn from experts about how to create a number of different kinds of food programs that address climate change, build community and local economy, and help people eat more healthfully. Specifically you’ll hear about community-supported agriculture programs (CSAs), farmer’s markets, and gardening that provide opportunities for education, growing food, and engagement of people of all ages. And, as always, you’ll meet in small groups to learn more from the presenters and each other. (more…)
Rocky Mountain Jewish Food Summit – a local day of learning, celebration, eating, community-building and hands-on doing at the intersection of food, sustainability and Jewish life
Congress’ Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction has to produce a plan to reduce the deficit by $1.5 trillion by Nov 23rd.