Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz's talk "On Humans & Animals: To Whom Are We Responsible?" will explore the intersections of Veganism and Judaism, comparing and contrasting various Jewish thinkers and their responses to notions of ethical obligations and universal rights.
A vegan/kosher buffet will be offered after the presentation.
Shmuly Yanklowitz (born 1981) is an Open Orthodox rabbi and author. In March 2012 and March 2013, The Daily Beast listed Yanklowitz as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in America. He started The Shamayim V'Aretz Institute, a Jewish animal welfare organization.