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  • Hebrew word of the week: Vegetarians / TsimHonim

    By Yona Sabar

    July 27, 2016 | 1:25 pm

    Fast-growing trends in America and Europe, such as becoming tsimHonim “vegetarians” or Tiv’ıonim “vegans” (“naturalists”), are adopted very quickly in Israel, and some seem to have a basis in Judaism.* Many Israelis (about 10 percent of  Jews and 17 percent of Arab-Israelis, with...

  • French school identifies non-pork, non-meat eaters with yellow tags

    September 29, 2015 | 10:16 am

    A French municipality launched a probe into an elementary school’s use of red and yellow tags to identify pupils who do not eat pork and meat, respectively.

    The city of Auxerre, located 105 miles southeast of Paris, opened the investigation on Friday after parents complained to...

  • Comparing animal rights and the Holocaust

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 10, 2012 | 4:54 pm

    On Oct. 2, Alex Hershaft, a Holocaust survivor and founder of the nonprofit Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM), sat on the ground with some 100 other protesters in front of the Farmer John pig slaughterhouse in Vernon, Calif., blocking the entrance from two bi-level trucks carrying...

  • Epidemiology is Much Worse For You Than Red Meat

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    March 16, 2012 | 10:53 am

    “Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that’s bad for you!”—Tommy Smothers

    I generally try to avoid writing about meaningless studies that should be ignored. First, there are a lot of them. Second, I don’t want to attract more attention to them than they already get...

  • Letters

    March 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Not Our Movie

    Contrary to Rob Eshman's analysis, protests against "Paradise Now" did not increase the film's potential audience ("Not Our Movie," March 10). It already commanded attention because of its Golden Globe Award and Oscar nomination and because it was made by a Palestinian...