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Join us for a cosy autumn potluck supper – Indian theme, 10th Nov

Our much-loved potluck Friday night dinners are back, this time with a theme: Indian. (Scroll down for recipes ideas). Click here to book A special guest speaker will be announced shortly. This event is free to JVS members / £5.00 to non-members. Please get in touch if you would like a concession ticket, by emailing: […]


Go vegan, rabbis say – click here to see our latest campaign

75 rabbis from across the religious spectrum have signed a landmark statement, calling on Jews to align sacred teachings with their eating habits, and go vegan. In the accompanying campaign video Rabbi David Rosen, former Chief Rabbi of Ireland hails ‘veganism as the new kashrut, kashrut for the 21st century. Any other form of kashrut is problematic, highly […]


Blowing the whistle on the meat industry – Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Consumers have been exposed to meat contaminated with potentially dangerous bacteria because of poor hygiene practices and ineffective regulations in some UK abattoirs, according to a whistleblower meat inspector. Read the BIJ investigation here.


Wagamama launches new vegan menu, with 29 options

Wagamama has launched a new vegan menu featuring 29 plant-based dishes. In response to growing demand from vegans and vegetarians, the new concoctions have been created by executive chef Steve Mangleshot. Click here for the full story from the Independent.


‘Vegan Nights’ @ The Truman Brewery, East London start on 28th September

JOIN THE PLANT BASED REVOLUTION AS ‘VEGAN NIGHTS’ ARRIVES THIS MONTH 23 traders, DJs and drinks for Truman Markets’ first vegan market Click here for full details Thursday 28th September 2017 5-10pm Free Entry The Boiler House, Brick Lane, E16  


Tel Aviv top of the menu for vegetarians and vegans

Tel Aviv has been called a herbivore smorgasbord – and its vegetarian and vegan eating opportunities are expanding all the time. With 400-plus vegan-friendly restaurants and new ones opening every week in Tel Aviv, international media such as CNN and Condé Nast Traveler have already proclaimed the city a “herbivore smorgasbord” with “the world’s best […]

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Our brand new Autumn magazine is out now!

Click here to read our latest magazine. With Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year,just around the corner, we’ve got a very special cookery corner, packed full of sweet recipes. Find more inspiration on our website. An increasing number of kosher bakeries offer water challot, which contain no eggs or milk. If you are keen to make your own, we recommend JVS […]


“Vegetarianism: The Story So Far” releases final episode, download the entire podcast series for free

You can now download, for free, a complete podcast series that will take you through the full backstory, all the way from the wandering ascetics of the iron age to the vegan campaigns of the present. The final episode, which includes an interview with a life vegan born in 1951, was released on September 13th. BBC-trained […]


Groundbreaking exhibition asks MEPs to end factory farming

Animal Equality speaks up for farmed animals at the European Parliament. Last week saw the opening of Animal Equality‘s exhibition “Factory Farming: Greatest Crime of Our Time?”. The exhibition, the first of its kind installed at the European Parliament, featured images and footage from our numerous investigations inside farms in the UK, Spain and Germany.  It also offered MEPs the possibility […]


The nation’s vegans vote for their favourite animal-free products

There is no doubt that plant-based eating is on the rise, and manufacturers, retailers and restaurants are making and selling vegan fare like never before. From vegan meats to dairy-free milks, from the very best chocolate to the plant-based cheese that hits the spot, the choices for those adopting a plant-based diet are growing week […]

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