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Richard Schwartz On Vegetation Around The World

Dr. Richard H. Schwartz
The Jerusalem Post
Dr. Richard H. Schwartz prepares for his annual Tu Bishvat seder.

Greg, Tom, and Liz talk with Richard Schwartz as they go more into detail about veganism in humans evolving as well as the effects of climate change. People become vegetarians for many reasons including health, religious convictions, concerns about animal welfare, or the use of antibiotics and hormones in livestock. Schwartz will go into more depth about why plant dieting is beneficial and how it affects our world and nature all around.

Richard Schwartz is a retired professor of Mathematics at the College of Staten Island, New York. Schwartz is the President of the Jewish Vegetarians of North America and co-founder and coordinator of the Society of Ethical and Religious Vegetarians. He is best known as a Jewish vegetation activist and advocate for animal rights in the U.S. and Israel.

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Originally aired on October 10, 2021