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Grand launch of world’s 1st Jewish vegan centre 2nd June 2019

Click here to book your free ticket On Sunday 2nd June we will be hosting the launch of our newly renovated space, the world’s first Jewish, vegan centre. The event is free, family friendly, and will run from 11am – 4pm. More details including entertainment, activities, food and special guests coming soon. Full programme will […]


Community gardening & potluck lunch 12th May @ JVS

Our beautiful garden needs a bit of TLC after the winter – from weeding, to raking, sweeping, tidying and planting. We are looking for people who are happy to get stuck in for a few hours. Come along anytime from 1pm. The event will run until 4pm. Please come in appropriate clothing, closed and sturdy […]

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Jewish Chronicle: A seder with a (vegan) twist

Written by Tallie Samuels for the Jewish Chronicle Eighty vegan and vegan-curious diners joined together at JVS’ first communal seder last week. And the event went off with a (meat-free) bang! By most estimations, a vegan dinner (no milk! No eggs! No meat!) over Pesach (no bread! No pasta! No soy!) would be a very […]


Jewish Farming Week in Kent returns!

Would you love to try out farming, growing vegetables and getting your hands dirty? Are you interested in finding out what Jewish farming means? Our friends at Sadeh and Yelala are back with Jewish Farming Week, which takes place 3rd – 9th June 2019. Click here to find out more. What is Sadeh? Sadeh, which […]

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Your guide to the perfect plant-based Pesach

Looking for some inspiration? Look no further! We have put together our top tips for the perfect plant-based Pesach. (See page 6). Don’t forget to send us any Pesach recipes you love, for us to add to our website! Email:

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Vegan Seder night @ JVS, 20th April

SOLD OUT, please contact the office ( to be added to a waiting list in case of cancellations. *This event will be under strict kosher supervision. Come and retell the Haggadah of our ancestors at a cosy, warm and friendly seder with a sumptuous creative menu designed by vegan chefs. Click here to book. 20th […]


Birthright Goes Vegan! Trip dates announced for UK Summer trip to Israel

We are beyond excited to announce the first vegan Birthright trip from Europe is happening this summer! Birthright Israel UK is running the ‘Birthright Goes Vegan’ trip from 29th July to 8th August, for ages 19 – 26. The best of birthright, plus some extra special treats. Did you know that Israel has more vegans per […]

‘Welcome to the cult’ … an Oatly marketing campaign. Photograph: Oatly

‘White gold: the unstoppable rise of alternative milks’ (Guardian)

How wellness upstarts spoiled milk’s healthy reputation – and built a billion-dollar industry from juicing oats and nuts. By Oliver Franklin-Wallis In the spring of 2018, New York was gripped by a sudden, very particular and, for some, calamitous food shortage. Gaps appeared on grocery shelves. Coffee shops put out signs, turning customers away. Twitter and […]

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Our response to ‘Goodbye kosher butchers if we all go vegan’

Kashrut? Vegan do it In her piece, Goodbye to kosher butchers if we all go vegan (25th January), Keren David worries that, without partaking in meat, dairy and egg products, Jews will lose some of their Jewish identity. However, being a Jewish vegan can greatly enhance your Jewish identity, rather than lead you to disconnect from […]


JVS board game nights to launch soon!

Calling all board game fans! Keep an eye out for a brand new feature in our calendar: Board Game nights at JVS, open to all ages, launching soon! These will be monthly, and in the autumn/winter we will serve up tasty soups with homemade bread, and warming hot chocolate… And in the warmer months we […]

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