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Tastesmiths launch Berbere curry kit for National Curry Week

Cooking a curry from scratch isn’t always easy, as often the recipe calls for a lengthy list of spices that can be tricky to find. But with a pre-measured Tastesmiths kit, curry lovers can whip up authentic-tasting, restaurant-worthy dishes from home with very little fuss and no waste. And to celebrate National Curry Week (7-12 […]

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Win a KLBD goodie box, packed full of KLBD-certified vegan products

Enter our KLBD-JVS free prize draw to win 1 of 2 KLBD Goodie Boxes, packed full of KLBD-certified vegan products. For a chance to win, answer these 2 questions: 1.Which was your favourite JVS event and what event would you like JVS to run in the future? 2.What is your favourite KLBD-certified product and where […]


Climate change: An existential threat to humanity and how we can survive

Climate change goes way beyond “an inconvenient truth.” We are overheating our planet to alarming levels with catastrophic consequences. According to NASA, “Nineteen of the 20 warmest years all have occurred since 2001, with the exception of 1998” and 2020 is on a sizzling pace to be one of the hottest years. Every decade since […]


This vegan food company will give you a YEAR’s supply of burgers if you skip meat for a week

Are you the UK’s biggest ‘grill seeker’? To celebrate National Burger Day (26 August), international plant-based food brand The Fry Family Food Co. is on the hunt for the UK’s biggest ‘Grill Seeker’ to receive the summer BBQ kit of a lifetime. All they have to do is pledge to take on the challenge and […]

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Richard Schwartz interviews author Glen Merzer on his new book ‘Food is climate’

Glen Merzer has writtenf “Food is Climate,” a potentially groundbreaking book, which cogently argues that the only way that a climate catastrophe can be averted is through a societal shift to vegan diets. Click here to watch his interview with Richard Schwartz.


The vegan simcha will be the way of the future – Jewish Chronicle

‘Its not just food — our community needs a wholesale rethink to embrace sustainability’, writes Jennifer Lipman in the Jewish Chronicle. Jennifer makes the case for sustainable simchas,read the full story here.


Marking the Jewish New Year for Animals – zoom event links

Professor Richard Schwartz cordially invites you to attend any or all of three Zoom events that will consider restoring the ancient Jewish New Year for Animals and transforming it into a day devoted to increasing awareness  of Jewish teachings about compassion for animals and how far current realities for animals are from these teachings. The […]


Children inspiring parents to try a plant-based diet and become more eco-friendly

After finding that one in three adults have been inspired to be more eco-friendly by their children, a leading vegan food brand has launched a selection of everyday tips for beginners looking to change their habits. According to a study of 2,000 Brits by plant-based food company The Fry Family Food Co., over half of […]


Seasonal low-waste dip brand ChicP encourages the nation to spread sustainability

Founded on a passion for, and a commitment to, sustainable living, ChicP creates delicious dips to counteract the colossal amount of food waste we produce every year in the UK. The brainchild of former chef and female entrepreneur, Hannah McCollum, every ChicP product is made using imperfect and surplus seasonal fruits and vegetables, grown right here in Britain. On […]


Should Jews be vegans? – The Jerusalem Report, July 2021

Scroll down to read the The Jerusalem Report’s special feature on Judaism and veganism, featuring Professor Richard Schwartz, JVS Patron Rabbi David Rosen and Ori Shavit:

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