Easter and Passover Treats

This year Easter and Passover fall on the same weekend, and families everywhere will be buying their kids chocolate bunnies and making flourless cakes with cocoa powder. In both cases, I hope you’ll consider using chocolate that you know is slave-free. For Christians, tomorrow is Good Friday – a somber day commemorating Christ’s death, in … Continue reading

Easter Animals and the Marginalized

Passover begins this week, coinciding with the Christian Holy Week. In both cases, each participant is staking his or her entire life, and entire afterlife, on slaughtered animals, just as followers have done for many centuries. Animals play a vast and important role in both Hebrew and Christian scriptures. They consistently represent, literally and figuratively, … Continue reading

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