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Polis, Hazon Hold Interfaith Roundtable on Food and Sustainability

This post originally appeared on the Jew and the Carrot on February 6, 2012.

A Jew, a Muslim and a Buddhist walk into a Congressman’s office… No, it’s not a joke; it happened earlier this month here in Boulder, Colorado, at an interfaith roundtable on food and sustainability, co-hosted by Hazon.

Joining clergy from the local Modern Orthodox, Conservative and Reform Jewish communities were leaders from the local Muslim, Second Baptist, Buddhist communities, an ashram, as well as the director for the Colorado chapter of Interfaith Power & Light. Twelve of us came together to share our concerns about food issues with our elected representative and two of his staff, to build relationships among ourselves, and to explore the potential for collaboration.

Read more: http://blogs.forward.com/the-jew-and-the-carrot/150901/

About Becky O'Brien

Hazon is America's largest Jewish environmental organization. We create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond. Hazon in Colorado is led by Becky O'Brien, Boulder Director and Sarah Kornhauser, Denver Director.

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