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Brand new vegan shoe range from éS

éS has just released a new vegan shoe range. The Beyond Suede collection has three iconic éS styles – all made with animal-friendly materials including microfiber, mesh and tumbled and synthetic leathers – taking the typical skate shoe and making it atypical.  This vegan and eco-friendly collection leverages heritage éS colour stories through ethically sourced non-animal leathers […]

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Vegan Jewish deli is the health craze we have been waiting for

‘Standard Jewish deli fare focuses heavily on — what else? — meat. Brisket, pastrami, and smoked fish like lox and sable are standbys that Jewish food lovers can always count on. But as times change and people grow more and more health conscious, what is to become of these heavier, fatty delicacies? Recent trends have […]

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Book Review – Vegan Revolution: Saving Our World, Revitalizing Judaism

2020 has been a unique year of challenges: coronavirus, climate change, human and animal suffering on a global scale, social justice issues…  And yet, amidst all these difficulties, one voice stands out with a solution which, if adopted, could be a roadmap to better solutions. Solutions that are both ancient and wise. Where the twin […]


Vegan supplement demand speeds up the need for a new website

Veganicity, the 100% vegan and animal-friendly nutritional supplement company, has launched its brand-new website due to high product demand during the pandemic. The e-commerce site still offers its full range of vitamins and supplements but now includes a page dedicated to new products so consumers can see immediately when additional lines are added. Coming soon […]

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Ethical Kashrut and Food Justice – Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

In this brand new series from Jewish Food Hero, we get to hear more about ethical kashrut. Click here to read Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz’s latest piece.


Where to go this National Vegetarian Week [15-21 May]

The Plant-Based Paradise: With the plant-based revolution on the rise, what better place to visit this Vegetarian Week than Farmacy, in Notting Hill. Forget the boring stereotypes so frequently associated with veggie cafes, Farmacy is London’s leader of haute-vegetarian vibes. Offering an array of delicious plant-based dishes in a stunning, stylish environment with great music, cosy booths and a bar serving a selection […]

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WATCH: Ori Shavit talks at JVS AGM via video link

We’re delighted that Ori Shavit spoke to us at our AGM. You can watch the entire talk including Q&A below.


Restoring the Jewish New Year for the Animals

Written by Professor Richard Schwartz As you know, animals are treated horribly today on factory farms and in other settings, contrary to basic Jewish teachings. Yet, this is generally being ignored in the Jewish community. In recent years, some Jews have been working to renew the ancient Jewish holiday, the “New Year for Animals,” and […]


What’s in a name?

The JVS or to give it it’s full title, the Jewish Vegetarian and Ecological Society was founded at a time when vegetarianism was the very height of food ethics (one of our trustees – Michael – remembers that at the time the UK only had 20,000 vegetarians and virtually no vegans). Mass produced dairy and […]


Purim: Gluten-Free Vegan Hamantaschen

Recipe By Rhea Parsons (Twitter: @saythevword) Gluten-Free Vegan Hamantaschen Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: Festival Author: Rhea Parsons Here is an amazing Gluten-Free Hamantaschen recipe. It includes blueberry and apricot preserves for filling, but you can use whatever fillings you love: prune, fig, raspberry, etc. If you want to make chocolate Hamantaschen, simply add some cocoa […]

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