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Animals Today January 26, 2014. Lisa Kemmerer discusses Animals and World Religions

On this show, Lori welcomed Lisa Kemmerer, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religions, Montana State University, Billings. In Lisa’s book, Animals and World Religions, she shows “…how spiritual writings and teachings in seven major religious traditions can help people to consider their ethical obligations toward other creatures.” Kemmerer appeals to the faithful to show the [...]

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Animals Today December 9, 2012: Frank Hoffman

On this show, Frank Hoffman from all-creatures, joined Lori to discuss various aspects of animal welfare from religious perspectives. Frank is a former Jewish- United Methodist Pastor and provided many fascinating insights about how our religious leaders and beliefs both hinder and advance the welfare of animals. There is much work to do. Listen here! [...]

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Animals Today September 2, 2012: Dr. Karen Davis and Dr. Dick Green

On this show, Dr. Karen Davis, Founder and President of United Poultry Concerns joined Lori to discuss two of their campaigns. The Yom Kippur ritual, Kaparos, practiced by some orthodox Jews, involves spinning live chickens around one’s head prior to killing it. Karen discussed the End Chickens as Kaparos Campaign. Lori and Karen then talked [...]

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Animals Today July 29 2012 Profesor Richard Schwartz

On this show, Lori Welcomed Richard Schwartz, Professor Emeritus, College of Staten Island and President of Jewish Vegetarians of North America. Richard announced and described his new effort to revive and modernize an ancient Jewish holiday to benfit animals and the environment. The new hoilday is called Rosh Hashana La’B’heimot (New Year for Animals), and [...]

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Animals Today, April 8, 2012: Christianity, Judaism, animal welfare and vegetarianism

On Easter Sunday, we rebroadcast a show from 2010,which covered animal welfare and vegetarianism from Jewish and Christian perspectives. The discussion covered the holidays, the Bible, the roles of religious leaders, the environment, and much more. The special guests were Dr. Richard Schwartz, and Frank R. Hoffman. Richard Schwartz is President of Jewish Vegetarians of [...]

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Animals Today – Oct 23, 2011 Hoffman And Roberts

On this show we spoke with Frank Hoffman, from the Frank T and Mary L Hoffman Foundation. The Foundation hosts a very large series of websites concerning religion, animal rights and veganism. Frank is a former Jewish-United Methodist Pastor, who contends that traditional churches and temples do not take issues of animal welfare seriously. We [...]

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