Richard Schwartz will be interviewed on Monday, October 19 at 8:30 PM Israeli time, 1:30 PM US eastern time, by the Israeli organization “Root and Branch.” He will be discussing his unprecedented, potentially transformative campaign, in conjunction with his recently published book, VEGAN REVOLUTION: SAVING the WORLD, REVITALIZING JUDAISM, to promote veganism and to try to shift our imperiled planet onto a sustainable path…
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Some of what will be discussed:
1. Animal-based diets and agriculture seriously violate fundamental Jewish teachings on preserving human health, treating animals with compassion, protecting the environment, conserving natural resources, helping hungry people, and pursuing peace.
2. There is no way a climate catastrophe can be prevented without a major shift toward plant-based diets.
3. Animal-based diets are contributing to an epidemic of diseases in the Jewish and other communities.
4. Shifts to plant-based diets are essential for reducing the potential for future pandemics,