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'Food, Faith and a Sustainable Future': Talk This Wednesday (3/30) at OSU

March 28, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jewish environmental educator Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb of Bethesda, Md., and Rabbi Benjamin Berger of Ohio State University Hillel will present “Food, Faith and a Sustainable Future: Eco-Judaism from the Ground Up,” a free community forum, from 7-9 p.m. this Wednesday (3/30) in the Barbara Tootle Room of Ohio State’s Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St., Columbus. 

Ohio State philosophy professor Tamar Rudavsky will moderate. 

There will be free organic tapas and local food samples at 6:30 p.m. plus free tomato and lettuce plants for participating.

The program is the first in the three-part “Abrahamic Faiths and the Environment” series sponsored by Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), the Ohio Council of Churches, and Ohio Interfaith Power and Light.

For more information, contact Ohio State’s Greg Hitzhusen at 614-292-7739 or or go to

SENR is part of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Kurt Knebusch
Greg Hitzhusen