October

 

Wednesday, October 2 - Pittsburgh, PA

Screening of "A Prayer for Compassion" and Interfaith Panel Discussion

  • We will explore what religion says about eating animals from the Jewish and Christian persectives.
  • Jeffrey Spitz Cohan, executive director of Jewish Veg, and Matthew King, president of the Christian Animal Rights Association, will present and answer audience questions.
  • Dr. Brian Bonsteel, president of Humane Action Pittsburgh, will moderate.
  • Vegan appetizers will be served. This event is held at Rodef Shalom Congregation free of charge. You can register here

 

Sunday, October 6 - Poolesville, MD

Jewish Veg DC Chapter visit to the Poplar Springs Animal Sanctuary for the Annual Open House

  • We will gather at 1 p.m. at the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary for their annual Open House.
  • The address of the Sanctuary is 15200 Mount Nebo Rd M, Poolesville, MD 20837. 
  • You'll enjoy a live band, delicious catered food, and visit the rescued animals.
  • Please fill out this survey to confirm your attendance.
  • Don't forget to indicate if you are able to take someone with you or would like to share a ride.

 

Wednesday, October 16 - Washington, DC

Sukkot Celebration and DC Chapter Launch

  • Join community leaders for a special night to celebrate Sukkot.
  • We will launch our official DC chapter as we unveil our new Jewish Vegan Holiday Initiative.
  • The Initiative will demonstrate, year-round, just how joyful and meaningful Jewish holidays can be without animal products.
  • Spend an evening celebrating the harvest festival with the growing plant-based community while learning about the connection between Jewish values and the plant-based lifestyle. 
  • Beautiful Sukkah reception under the stars to follow the formal program.
  • You may purchase tickets and RSVP here.

 

Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20 - Kingston, NY

Hudson Valley Vegfest

  • Jewish Veg will be tabling.
  • Stop by to meet Jewish Veg staff and volunteers and to check out our swag, books, infographics and other material.
  • Find out how you can get involved and support our mission of inspiring and helping Jews to transition to plant-based diets.
  • The festival will be held at BSP Kingston, 323 Wall Street, Kingston, NY 12401.
  • For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

 

Sunday, October 20 - Norfolk, VA

William & Mary Hillel

  • Jewish Veg will conduct a Sukkot program at a vegan lunch
  • Held at the William & Mary Hillel house
  • Open to all William & Mary students

 

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