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Quick guide to veganising your Seder plate

Remember, the Seder plate is symbolic and is there to help us remember parts of the Pesach (Passover) story.  We can, therefore, happily replace items on the Seder plate without contravening Jewish law. Here’s how to Veganise your Seder plate: Maror (Bitter Herb): Use horseradish, which is already vegan, and symbolizes the bitterness of slavery. […]

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Post-Pesach Friday Night Dinner

After Pesach you might be chalishing bread. Come to our Post Pesach Friday night dinner for challah and cholent.  We will be cooking as a community the night before (Thursday 13th April).  Book now to avoid missing out!

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Life members: important message

We are taking the opportunity to make sure our membership records are up to date. If you have a life membership with us, please fill in this short form to ensure we have the correct details email and other details.  Alternatively, you can email us at [email protected] with your up-to-date email and postal address. If, for […]

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Three-course Friday night dinner

***update 11th Jan – this event is now sold out*** JVS volunteers have been hard at work designing a special menu based on North African ‘mizrachi’ Jewish foods.  Our vegan meal will be three-courses, and there is always a great atmosphere.  Tickets are limited so book now to ensure you don’t miss out. Book for […]

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Vegan Friday night – 9th Dec

Our next vegan Friday night potluck dinner event is Friday, 9th December at JVS HQ. We’d love to see you there, full details of the event can be found here. This is a ticketed event, please book early! First time at a JVS dinner and wondering what to expect? Everyone brings a dish to share […]


Shamayim recruiting for 2022-2023 Vegan Synagogue Challenge

Shamayim is recruiting for their 2022-2023 Synagogue Vegan Challenge. This is open to Synagogues in the United States. If you think your synagogue would be interested in participating, please share this application link with them.


Shamayim launches 2022-2023 College Fellowship

If you know of any college-aged students in America who would be interested in this program, please share this link with them.

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Big news from JVS – and we’re hiring

We’re hiring, view our jobs We are sad to say that our fantastic Director Lara is leaving the JVS after nine years with us. Lara has been the driving force behind the rejuvenation of the Society, touching on all aspects of what we do, from making us more professional to transforming our building into the […]


Faith-based foodies don’t stop at kosher or halal in search of sustainable eating

‘Increasingly, religious food producers and consumers are on the hunt for food that is “eco-halal” or “eco-kosher”–a burst of interest that leaders and scholars attribute to growing Interest in animal agriculture as it relates to food justice and climate change.’ Read the full article from Religion News Service featuring the voices of Rabbi Arthur Waskow […]

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JVS to host eco market on 10th July 2022

Book your free ticket for the fabulous JVS eco market on Sunday 10th July. Join the Facebook event here. – Shop for sustainable, plastic-free goodies from the wonderful Wefil. Bring your own containers, produce bags and bottles for this. More about Wefil and what will be on sale below. – Take part in the bring […]

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