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Parashat B'reishit (October 29, 2016)
by Prince H. Davis

I HAD AN INTERESTING CONVERSATION with a colleague the other day about organically grown vegetables and non-GMO products. It reminded me of a book I read long ago, titled The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry. In his book, Berry discusses how large food-producing corporations have begun to monopolize the industry using genetically modified produce, putting out of business many of the small farms that grow their produce naturally. Many people are alarmed by this, and the market for naturally grown foods has increased in many places. I wanted to see what the Torah had to say.

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Parashat B'reishit
A beautiful and thoughtful commentary, thank you. In our rush to a goal or
result, how much we often miss along the way.

Wendl - October 24th


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