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Vegan cooking for the apocalypse

Over the past few months, many of us have had our lives irrevocably changed by the global pandemic. I have experienced a general atmosphere of fear, uncertainty and panic – and not without reason. So what to do? One place I’ve always turned to for comfort is food.  This is useful, as we all need […]

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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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Israeli activist group Sentient uncovers abuse at Australian farms

  Sentient has exposed the cruel reality of Australian farms that export live animals and frozen meat to Israel. Watch this interview with their founder Ronen Bar, who speaks about his tough experience at the farm he investigated. He says, ‘These are scenes that I haven’t seen even in the worst slaughterhouses in Israel.’ The most […]

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Veganism: the growing lifestyle choice

Article by Compost Direct Despite being held in a somewhat mocking regard in the past, veganism has undergone something of a miraculous transformation of late. Now, it’s nothing short of on-trend, understandable, and for many people, a wholly logical choice in the grand scheme of things. Veganism claims many benefits, ranging from personal health to […]

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Chanukah – Vegan Doughnuts

Fluffy, oily, jammy vegan doughnuts in celebration of Chanukah!

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Venue hire and residential lettings

Venue Hire The brand new JVS hall, conference room, kitchen and garden will soon be available for hire. We are currently undergoing a large scale renovation project to create a versatile, open plan space, complete with a professional kitchen and growing garden. Due to open in June 2018. Please call 020 8455 0692 / email […]

Careers and Volunteers

Vacancies Thanks for your interest in working at the JVS. There are currently no vacancies. Volunteering Current volunteer opportunities: We are looking for 1 volunteer to review the early copies of the JVS magazine (1965 onwards) to find the first mention of the V symbol We are looking for 1 volunteer to help digitise our back […]

Staff and Trustee Board

Our Team JVS is led by a full-time Director, and supported by five trustees, as well as Patrons worldwide. JVS Director and Editor of The Jewish Vegetarian magazine: Lara Balsam ([email protected]) Trustee Board: Michael Freedman (Treasurer), Dan Jacobs (Chair), Rosanna Rafel, Ben Rose (Vice-chair), Kevin Sefton Patrons: Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg (UK) Adam Jackson (UK) Rabbi David […]

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Veganism & birthright: Together at last…

Written by Jeffrey Cohan, Executive Director at Jewish Veg, for the Spring 2017 issue of our quarterly magazine, The Jewish Vegetarian. Our magazine is posted to members. Click here to join the JVS from just £1 per month. Over the last few years Israel has received international acclaim as the most vegan-friendly country in the world. […]

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Spring magazine, out now!

Click here to read our latest magazine – our 200th issue! We are just a few months in to 2017 and the veggie revolution is showing no signs of slowing down. A record number of participants – almost 60,000 – took part in Veganuary (a challenge that invites you to go vegan for the month of […]

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