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Sunday, February 22 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
The Limmud Chavruta Project: Judaism on Food and Sustainability

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Chavruta is the Hebrew and Aramaic word for friendship or partnership. It’s also the term used for an interactive learning experience in which small groups of people explore, debate and discuss Jewish values and concepts. Together we will look at the Jewish perspective on food and sustainability using ancient sources, modern scholarship, song lyrics, and more. Are trees G-d’s most beautiful works? How could waste be good? Is vegetarianism Jewish? How do we achieve food sustainability? Everyone is welcome, and no prior knowledge of Jewish texts or Hebrew is required. 


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Karen Radkowsky

Trustee, Limmud
Karen Radkowsky first discovered her passion for all things Limmud in 2000. Since then, she has participated in over 50 Limmud events on three continents and advised Limmud teams around the globe. A founder and past president of Limmud NY, she is currently a trustee of the global Limmud organization (headquartered in the UK). In her professional life, Karen heads new business and innovation for Ketchum Global Research and Analytics in NYC.


Sunday February 22, 2015 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Room 126