Rosh Hashanah Is Animals’ Happy New Year

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Rosh Hashanah marks the new year for people and animals in the Hebrew calendar. So what better time for Jews to turn over a new leaf—one that will benefit themselves and animals, too? A kale leaf, perhaps, or arugula? Here’s one “leif” that helps animals: Jewish comedian Carol Leifer hilariously explains why she went vegan:

Ready to help your Jewish friends resolve to turn over a new leaf for the New Year? Forward them the link to PETA’s vegetarian/vegan starter kit

Happy New Year!

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind