The 4th annual national retreat of the Shamayim V'Aretz Institute is now open for registration! This retreat will focus upon educating on key campaigns in improving the lives of animals, as well as on ending the worst practices in the kosher industry.
The retreat will include delicious vegan meals, insightful talks and presentations, community building, spiritual growth, outdoor activities, and lots of fun!
Founder and CEO of the Shamayim V'Aretz, Rabbi Yanklowitz is also the author of "Animal Kingdom," a chapter regarding our moral responsibility towards God's living creatures in Seven Days, Many Voices(CCAR Press 2017), and PirkeiAvot: A Social Justice Commentary, which will be available for purchase at the retreat.
Temple Emanu-El of NYC is hosting a celebration of Jewish values as portrayed in the forthcoming publication from CCAR Press, The Sacred Exchange: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic. Join for a thoughtful panel discussion about Judaism and wealth moderated by Rabbi Andy Kahn and featuring Rabbis Mary L. Zamore, Jill Jacobs, and Joel Mosbacher. Opening notes by Dr. Alyssa Gray.
This free event will preceded by a reception at 6:30 PM and followed by book signing at 8:00 PM.
Join Congregation Kol Ami for a book panel discussion on The Sacred Exchange: A Jewish Money Ethic, the forthcoming publication from CCAR Press. Rabbi Denise Eger will be moderating a panel discussion on the ethics of money with contributors Rabbi Max Chaiken, Rabbi Arthur Gross-Schaefer, Rabbi Leah Lewis, and Rabbi Zoe Klein Miles.
At 6:30 there will be a reception with a chance to purchase copies of The Sacred Exchange and mingle with the contributors. Wine and cheese will be served.