Yeah, your food’s kosher, but is it moral?
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Yeah, your food’s kosher, but is it moral?

How we procure food has important implications for living a moral, Jewish life, argues Simon Feil in this ELI Talk.

Ritual and community center around food. What we eat and how we eat it lie at the very heart of who we are. How we procure that food, argues Simon Feil, has important implications for living a moral, Jewish life.

Simon Feil is an actor by trade who has also: worked in Jewish education, worked for the FDNY as a safety educator, worked for Taglit-Birthright Israel, hosted and emceed events for non-profits and international corporations, and currently runs an events company specializing in interactive sushi lessons, as well as appear on TV somewhat regularly (including shows like Gotham, House of Cards, and Inside Amy Schumer).

Simon is also the founder of a humane, kosher meat co-op called Kosher Conscience that was at the forefront of the New Jewish Food Movement and was written up in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and mentioned in Sue Fishkoff’s book “Kosher Nation.”

He and his family live in New York.

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