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Your perfect plant-based Passover / Pesach

We have gathered all the best plant-based Pesach (Passover) resources to make things nice and easy: Wondering how to veganise your Seder plate? Click here Looking to join a virtual first night Seder via zoom? Click here to find out about Yelala’s offering Keen to use a vegan Haggadah? Download and print Jewish Veg’s one […]


Free download of all issues of Growing Green International

As some people are having problems getting fresh fruit and vegetables due to the disruption caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Vegan Organic Network is giving open access to all back issues of Growing Green International Magazine until the end of June 2020 (normally only available to members). Please feel free to link to and/or […]

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Live daily cookalongs on Facebook at midday

The Vegan Chef School is teaching free vegan cookery classes daily at midday on Facebook on their page. Last week they showed us how to make; Perfect tofu Spiced rhubarb crumble Quick, healthy desserts Spiced vegetable omelette with chickpea flour

Mural of Miriam, Moses, Yocheved and Bat-Pharoah / Bat-Ya from the incredible Dura Europos Synagogue in Syria, 244 CE.

Seder night with Yelala (1st night – virtual seder)

Even at this distance, let’s sit together and tell a story. The same story that we tell every year with the unfurling of the Spring, at the full moon festival of Passover. At this time we tell a tale of an ancient People who lived in constriction and fear, and who danced their way to […]

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Veganise your seder plate

‘Pesach actually turned me vegan’, writes Kohenet Yael Tischler… Four years ago I decided to be vegan for the duration of Pesach. My thought process was this: Pesach is about liberation/oppression. We embody that through our food choices (no leavened bread for a whole eight days!). So, it made sense to be vegan for the […]

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Six vegan Seder recipes

There’s enough to worry about this Pesach without panicking over what to cook for your plant-based eating guest, writes the Jewish Chronicle. Click here for the full story.  

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Vegan Seder? We’ve got your back…

The flour had barely settled after Purim’s hamantaschen-fest when thoughts turned to planning Pesach, writes Victoria Prever in the Jewish Chronicle. Click here for tips on how to plan a vegan Seder. Image by Ines Romanelli.

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How Queen Esther inspired recipes – from the Jewish Chronicle

This new, plant-based cookbook is as nourishing for the mind as it is for our bodies – writes Victoria Prever in the Jewish Chronicle…  


Queen Esther the Vegan by Kohenet Yael Tischler

I’ve always loved the story of Queen Esther.  When I was a kid, I did what many young girls do on Purim – I dressed up as her, looking up to her as a Jewish superhero princess, hoping one day I’d be like her.  Now my understanding of Esther is much more complicated, but I […]

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Thinking of going vegan, and looking for some inspiration?

Here are our Director Lara’s top tips for making the transition: Start with dishes you know and love Find a community – meet some vegans (come to JVS, join the Jewish Vegans page on Facebook / meetups) Try new ingredients Do some nutritional research, I would recommend the Vegan Society and Veganuary’s websites. Look in […]

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