College of Staten Island Professor Emiritus Richard Schwartz recently lent an OpEd to The Jerusalem Post, positing how not being vegan makes war more likely. Prof. Schwartz sites reasons such as scarcity of resources and the dependency on animal resources contributing to climate change lend themselves to factors that bring on world conflict.

Prof. Schwartz is the author of Vegan Revolution: Saving Our World, Revitalizing JudaismJudaism and VegetarianismJudaism and Global SurvivalMathematics and Global Survival; and Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal Our Imperiled Planet. To read the full story, visit The Jerusalem Post Website.