Week 12: Judaism; Islam; Food and Faith: Animal Welfare

This week we look particularly at the food ethics of Judaism and Islam, considering “eco-kashrut” and halal frameworks in conversation with Peter Singer’s classic work on animal welfare. ¬†We view a segment of the documentary film “Renewal” that features the “eco-halal” efforts of a Muslim community in Chicago:

And we consider the emergence of sustainable food movements in Judaism:

One of the drivers of the “New Jewish Food Movement” is the organization Hazon, and their annual Jewish Food Conference: