Elul is Judaism’s New Year For Animals. Here’s What Tradition Teaches About Our Relationship to Them.
The month is a call to compassion for all creatures
· August 30, 2017
Hate Is Always Wrong—No Matter the Victim
PETA responds to Tablet’s article about the organization’s latest campaign
· June 16, 2014
‘Tznius’ in Furs: What Judaism Has To Say About My Mink Coat
How can we square conspicuous extravagance with laws of modesty? What about Jewish laws about treating animals humanely?
· March 4, 2014
Italian Agriculture Union Offers ‘Hitler Prize’
It’s for ethical treatment of animals. Seriously.
(Update: the award is apparently a spoof)
· November 11, 2013
Israel Conducts Air Drills; Bibi’s Change of Heart
Plus an interfaith choir in London, and more in the news
· October 15, 2013
Israel Goes Vegan
As animal-free eating catches on, restaurants, websites, and cooking classes reflect the latest food trend
· November 28, 2012
The Dutch parliament moved last week to prohibit the ritual slaughter of animals, putting the notoriously tolerant Netherlands on a path to ban a practice key to both Jewish and Muslim observance
By Lauren Comiteau · July 6, 2011