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6:15 pm -- Happy hour, appetizers and food samples.
7:15 pm -- Shabbat candle lighting by Joan Laguatan.
7:30 pm -- Welcome from Jewish Veg Executive Director Jeffrey Spitz Cohan.
7:45 pm -- Blessings over the wine and challah by Rabbi Shmulik Friedman of Chabad SF.
8:00 pm -- Hummus bowls served.
8:15 pm -- Speaker Panel
Tehilla Bar Yehuda, managing partner of Israel-based Next Branch VC, will make opening remarks.
Didier Toubia, co-founder and CEO of Aleph Farms, Israel's leading clean-meat company, will discuss how lab-grown meat intersects with Jewish values.
Alex Shandrovsky, owner of L'Chaim Foods, will discuss the technology of lab-grown meat and kosher certification.
9:00 pm -- Mingling and dessert.
Wine: Mensch Roussanne and Zinfandel by Covenant Wines
Ahimi Ocean Hugger Poke Bar featuring Tomato "Ahi Tuna”
“Unagi” Eggplant Nigiri
Blistered Shishito Peppers with Maldon Salt and Togarashi
Summer Heirloom Tomato Salad with Fine Herbs and Basil Oil on A1C Food Crostini
Frena Signature Challah
Coconut-Based Butternut Squash Curry Soup with Shaved Roasted Eggplant
Hummus Bowls with House-Made Hummus, Cooked Chickpeas, Olive Oil, Cilantro and Za'atar with Beyond Meat Ground Beef
Dessert: Raspberry Donuts and Custard Pastries by Frena Bakery, Parfait Bar with Only Yogurt by Yofix, Milk Chocolate Petit Fours by Panda Chocolate
Local and Israeli Food Sponsors include Beyond Meat, Ocean Hugger Foods, Frena Bakery, Yofix, Panda Chocolate, A1C Bread, Covenant Wines, and more!