Getting Chai: Jews & Cannabis | Deep Roots in the Torah?
The U.S. legal marijuana industry was estimated at $13.6 billion in 2019 with 340,000 jobs devoted to the handling of plants, according to New Frontier Data. Hear from Heather Cabot, author of The New Chardonnay, on how the industry became mainstream, and learn from Rabbi Jacob Rupp about its historical presence in Judaism and what that means for today.
Wednesday, November 18
7pm MST | Zoom
Zoom details to be provided upon RSVP
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Heather Cabot is an author, award-winning journalist, keynote speaker, and former ABC News correspondent and anchor. She specializes in narrative nonfiction storytelling highlighting inspiring tales of innovation, enterprise, grit, and resilience.
The New Chardonnay tells the unbelievable story of pot's astonishing rebranding, pulling back the curtain to show how a drug that was once the subject of "Just Say No" warnings managed to shed its unsavory image and land at the center of a booming and surprisingly upstanding industry.
Rabbi Jacob Rupp is a highly regarded leadership and performance coach for executives and CEOs. He is passionate about helping accomplished leaders achieve clarity and enables them to solve their most challenging mindset and relationship problems.
As the executive director of Aish Minnesota, Jacob is able to seamlessly weave ancient wisdom with modern psychology and coaching practices to help leaders achieve clarity and direction. Drawing from his own extensive personal turnaround experience, and leveraging his thousands of hours spent coaching and learning from leaders in a wide variety of areas, he excels as a transparent, blunt, and authentic authority who is able to help his clients achieve a fast grasp on their challenges and develop a clear strategy for creating the life they desire. Jacob and his wife Julie have been married for 14 years and live in Minneapolis with their four children.