The Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy podcast covers a range of Jewish and Vegan topics. Episodes feature weekly D’vars, a “Plant-Based Torah” series all about the intersection of Jewish values & animal advocacy, and interviews with influential voices in animal advocacy & Jewish leadership. Guests have included Kendon Alford, founder of Jewish Food Hero, and Rabbi Ed Rosenthal, founder of Tikun HaYam Jewish Marine Conservation, Jenny Goldfarb, founder of Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Vegan Deli, along with others who are doing vital work to help animals, the planet, and other people in their communities.

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The goal of this podcast is to uplift the voices of those in the Jewish community who care about issues surrounding the wellbeing of animals & our planet. Know someone who would be a great guest? We’d like to hear about them! Please email info@shamayim.us with any suggestions.

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Climate Change Virtual Panel with Rabbi Jennie Rosenn and Mirele B. Goldsmith Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy

Join Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy and Uri Lā€™Tzedek for a climate change panel of amazing speakers including: Rabbi Jennie Rosenn and Mirele B. Goldsmith!
  1. Climate Change Virtual Panel with Rabbi Jennie Rosenn and Mirele B. Goldsmith
  2. Can Factory Farmed Dairy Actually be Kosher? with Rabbi Aryeh Bernstein!
  3. Sacrifice, Cravings, and Bloodshed: Does Torah Allow City Dwellers to Eat Animals?
  4. Israeli Veganism, American Jewish Veganism, & the Connections!
  5. Tza'ar Ba'alei Chaim, The Prohibition against Causing Pain to Animals: What is its Scope and How Should it Apply in an Era of Factory Farming?
  6. Shamayim | Class for Teen Animal Advocates with the Factory Farming Awareness Coalition!
  7. Vegan Challah Baking class with Eli Winkelman!
  8. Caring for our Workers, Animals, & our Environment: A Torah Revolution!
  9. The High Holidays: A Time to Realign Our Food Choices with Jewish Values
  10. Mourning for the Animals on Tisha B'av- A class with Rabbi Akiva Gersh