The Jew and the Carrot Round Up – 4/19/12

In the past few weeks, we’ve featured some great JCarrot articles that were perfect for celebrating Passover. Ilana Schatz from Fair Trade Judaica shared with us the dilemma of Fair Trade on Passover. Rabbi Noah Farkas debuted his column “Turning the Tables” with an article about the meaning of leftovers on Passover. And lastly, Jackie Topol offered her suggestions for a vegetarian Passover. Thank you to Hazon intern, Alyssa Berkowitz, for compiling this week’s round up!

This Week’s Featured Articles

  • Photo Courtesy of Fair Trade Judaica

    The Bitter Sweetness of Chocolate by Ilana Schatz- “Though we may not be actual slaves ourselves today, our history moves us to ask “Where does slavery exist today?,” “Who is enslaved?,” “What is that slavery like?” Unfortunately, this is the issue with most chocolate in the world.”

  • Turning the Tables: Leftover, not Left Out by Noah Farkas- “Jews across the world today will participate in the second-most-common spring ritual — lugging to work and parks brown-bag lunches filled with leftover turkey or brisket and some matzah.”
  • Photo by Jackie Topol

    Keeping Up With Tradition: A Vegetarian Passover by Jackie Topol- “Passover, though one of my favorite Jewish holidays, is also one of the most challenging for me. As a vegetarian and Ashkenazic Jew, major staples in my diet such as beans, tofu, tempeh, seitan, and brown rice are suddenly banned.”

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