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Saturday, March 19 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Creating a Sustainable and Joyous Passover

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During Passover we are commanded to eat differently as a constant reminder of the hardships of our ancestors. In this session, we’ll look at how some of our choices for celebration affect others. We’ll harken back to the agricultural origins of the holiday and discuss ways to recognize and support the freedom for all in our own celebrations and homes. Integrating both the ritual and menu of the Passover seder, we’ll touch on sustainable living, farmworkers, modern-day plagues and slavery, and issues of equal rights.

 

Speakers
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Leora Mallach

Leora Mallach is the co-founder and director of Ganei Beantown (Beantown Jewish Gardens), a Boston area nonprofit organization building community through experiential food system education rooted in Jewish text, tradition, and culture. Reminding our community of the connections within... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gates of Prayer -- Board Room 4000 West Esplanade Avenue South, Metairie, LA 70002