Food plays a big role in Ramadan. But food waste shouldn’t, according to a growing number of Muslims.
Salman Zafar is the editor-in-chief of EcoMENA, a sustainability advocacy group that has written about food waste during Ramadan.
Ivano Iannelli is the CEO of Dubai Carbon, which led a food waste awareness campaign in 2017.
Odeh Al-Jayyousi is head of technology and innovation management at Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain. His is the author of Islam and Sustainable Development and a member of the United Nations Global Scientific Advisory Panel.
In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Liat Ayalon is deputy director of the school of social work at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where she specializes in aging. She is also a member of the Bioethics Advisory Committee of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Jonathan Fox is a professor of religion and politics at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. He directs the Religion and State Project, which tracks faith-related policies around the world.
Scholars, scientists and faith leaders around the world are working to reduce tensions between religion and science.
Noah Efron is the program chairman for the graduate program in science, technology and society at Bar-Ilan University in Israel.