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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 […]

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Careers and Volunteers

Vacancies Thanks for your interest in working at the JVS. There are currently no vacancies. Volunteering Current volunteer opportunities: Communal gardening day (with potluck vegan lunch) on Sunday 19th August from 10.30am at JVS, your chance to get a first glimpse of our brand new community centre and help us transform our garden, which needs some […]


Trustees and Staff

Our Team The Jewish Vegetarian Society 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: Lara Balsam [[email protected]] Trustees: Michael Freedman, Dan Jacobs, Ben Rose, Adam Jackson Honorary Treasurer: Michael Freedman Patrons: Rabbi David Rosen [Israel], Stanley Rubens [Australia], Rabbi Raymond Apple […]


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 […]


Veganuary 2017 – the results are in!

Veganuary 2017: the results are in! Veganuary 2017 saw almost 60,000 people from around the world eschew animal products throughout the month of January. Participants have been polled, the numbers — and the carrot sticks — have been crunched and the results are in … 88%                 of those who took part were female 44%     […]


Revealed: exported EU animals subject to abuse and illegal conditions

Written by Luke Dale Harris for the Guardian Undercover videos show EU cattle and sheep being beaten, given electric shocks, and inhumanely slaughtered at destinations in Turkey and Middle East. Animals exported live from EU countries are routinely being subjected to abuse, illegal transportation conditions and inhumane slaughter, an investigation has found. Dozens of undercover […]


Are Jewish Values on Your Plate? – asks Naomi Davis

Written by Naomi Davis for World of Vegan “But Dad, why can’t I eat pork in the house?” I asked repeatedly over the years. As a kid, I had a hard time reconciling my yearning to eat whatever I wanted and my desire to fit in with my family’s dietary choices. My dad has been […]

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News: Brussels Bans Foie Gras

From Vegnews: The Belgian capital city enacts a symbolic ban to prohibit the cruel practice of force-feeding ducks in hopes that surrounding cities follow suit. Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, has officially banned the production of foie gras within its city limits. While Belgium is one of the five countries—in addition to France, Spain, […]


Guardian Feature: Don’t be fooled by the pretty box: find out the horror behind your egg

The mass murder of male chicks and trimming of females’ beaks are standard practice in factory farming. Consumers must say no to these anachronisms, writes Chas Newkey-Burden for the Guardian. From the moment it hatches, a baby chick’s fate is determined by its gender. Females are seized and have the tips of their sensitive beaks cut without […]

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