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WATCH: Gavin Fernback talks at the JVS AGM

Gavin Fernback, owner of The Fields Beneath talks about his experiences going vegan.

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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.

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JVS’ 52nd AGM with guest speaker Ori Shavit, 30th April 2017

This is your chance to hear about our recent activities and future plans. Our guest speaker this year is Ori Shavit. Ori is an Israeli food writer, food critic and leading promoter of the Israeli vegan cuisine and vegan culture, animal liberation and green lifestyle. She publishes recipes on her blog, which has twice won […]


An egg-free Pesach – Jewish Chronicle

Written by JVS Director Lara Smallman Increasing numbers of people are on the hunt for alternatives to eggs over Pesach. Whether you are steering clear because of an allergy, intolerance or ethics (mass cruelty is endemic in modern production), here are my top tips for a delicious and hassle-free, egg-free Pesach: Seder solution: When it […]


Sign our petition to ban the killing of male chicks by suffocating and grinding

  We are pleased to announce that we have started a petition to ask parliament to ban the killing for one-day-old male chicks. Every year in the UK four million male chicks are ground up, gassed or suffocated alive because their gender means they can’t lay eggs. The process involves humans quickly checking the sex of the chick after hatching. […]


Fighting animal cruelty now may be like battling segregation yesterday

It is easy for us to criticise the prejudices of our grandfathers, from which our fathers freed themselves,” writes Princeton philosopher Peter Singer in his book “Practical Ethics.” “It is more difficult,” he continues, “to distance ourselves from our own beliefs so that we can dispassionately search for prejudices among them.” Indeed, when it comes […]


Veganism & birthright: Together at last…

Written by Jeffrey Cohan, Executive Director at Jewish Veg, for the Spring 2017 issue of our quarterly magazine, The Jewish Vegetarian. Our magazine is posted to members. Click here to join the JVS from just £1 per month. Over the last few years Israel has received international acclaim as the most vegan-friendly country in the world. […]

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Spring magazine, out now!

Click here to read our latest magazine – our 200th issue! We are just a few months in to 2017 and the veggie revolution is showing no signs of slowing down. A record number of participants – almost 60,000 – took part in Veganuary (a challenge that invites you to go vegan for the month of […]


Veganuary 2017 – the results are in!

Veganuary 2017: the results are in! Veganuary 2017 saw almost 60,000 people from around the world eschew animal products throughout the month of January. Participants have been polled, the numbers — and the carrot sticks — have been crunched and the results are in … 88%                 of those who took part were female 44%     […]


Revealed: exported EU animals subject to abuse and illegal conditions

Written by Luke Dale Harris for the Guardian Undercover videos show EU cattle and sheep being beaten, given electric shocks, and inhumanely slaughtered at destinations in Turkey and Middle East. Animals exported live from EU countries are routinely being subjected to abuse, illegal transportation conditions and inhumane slaughter, an investigation has found. Dozens of undercover […]

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