Octogenarian vegetarianism activist Richard Schwartz, an Orthodox Jew
from Staten Island, New York, has for decades explored the connection
between Judaism and vegetarian/ vegan diets. He used his position as
president of the Jewish Vegetarian Society of North America to promote
the idea that, contrary to what one might experience at the table of a
typical Jewish household on Shabbat or holidays, Jewish values and
religious law can actually condone a meat-free diet...