Jeffrey Cohan, CEO of JewishVeg.org, will give three presentations at Temple Ahavat Shalom in Palm Harbor on the benefits of plant-based diets – one on September 20th during the Friday eve Shabbat service, at 7:30 p.m., another for teens and their parents in the social hall on Sunday, September 22nd at 10:00 a.m. and lastly at a vegan potluck in the social hall on Sunday eve, September 22nd at 6:00 PM.
Cohan will speak on “learning how to improve your own health, the health of the planet as well as creating a kinder and more compassionate world – all in keeping with Judaism’s highest values.” He will also address the topic: “Organized Religion: Friend or Foe of Plant Based Diets?”
JewishVeg.org is a national organization that encourages and helps Jews to embrace plant-based diets an expression of the Jewish values of compassion for animals, concern for health and care for the environment. Cohan’s 3 presentations are all free and open to the public, RSVP to the temple (727) 785-8811 is necessary for the 2 events on Sunday, September 22nd. A vegan dish to share is required for the potluck on Sunday night.
Cohen is the author of The Beet-Eating Heeb, a blog on the theology of veganism. Prior to joining JewishVeg, he worked in print and broadcast journalism in four states and three Latin American countries. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from UC Berkeley and his master’s in public management from Carnegie Mellon.
Please join us as we share a delicious buffet of healthy, plant based foods. Our very special guest speaker will be Jeffrey Cohan, Executive Director of Jewish Veg, His topic will be: “Organized Religion: Friend or Foe of Plant Based Diets?”
This promises to be an informative, thought provoking talk meaningful to people of all faiths.
Don't miss these additional opportunities to hear Jeffrey Cohan at Shabbat services Friday, September 20, and also at a special youth program on Sunday morning, September 22
RSVP Necessary to PAULA ROSOFF at PROSOFF3@gmail.com or
MARCIA SATINOFF at MSATIN1945@aol.com