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Chanukah Doughnuts

Chanukah – Vegan Doughnuts

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

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Is Honey Production a Cruel Practice?

Written by JVS Board Member Michael Freedman As a Jewish vegetarian of more than 60 years and a bee-keeper for 30 of these, I read with great interest the article by Naomi Pfefferman which appeared online on the Jewish Journal recently. I respect that vegans may choose to abstain from eating honey or use other hive […]

How to: Sprout

By JVS member Anthony Kerstein First of all, I should say that by sprouts, I mean germinated pulses and grains not brussels sprouts. These are more commonly known as beansprouts but this is a bit of a misnomer because grains and seeds like sunflower kernels can also be sprouted. From now on I will refer […]


222 Veggie Vegan

London is blessed with some hidden gems when it comes to plant-based restaurants, 222 Veggie Vegan is certainly one of them. Now in its 11th year, head chef Ben Asami and his team produce a feast for the eyes and the palate in this cosy eatery, nestled equi-distant between West Kensington and West Brompton tube […]

Jaden Elkins

                      Jaden is 13 years old, lives in the US and has been vegan for the past seven years. He has inspired many friends to eat less meat and think about how their food got to their plates. Jaden’s dream is to eliminate all animal […]

Michael Daniel

              [From left to right, Adrian and Michael Daniel] Michael Daniel is Co-Founder of The Gate, a top London vegetarian restaurant in two locations – Hammersmith and Islington. Michael established The Gate in Hammersmith in 1989 with his brother Adrian. The food reflects the diverse cultural background in which […]


              Mildreds 45 Lexington St, London W1F 9AN mildreds.co.uk — Established in 1988, Mildreds is part of the fabric of vegetarian London, and one of my favourite restaurants in the city. The first time I went to Mildreds was the day I handed in my masters dissertation, longer ago […]


We’re hiring: New Project Officer Role

The Jewish Vegetarian Society (JVS) is an international charity dedicated to promoting a kinder society, without killing animals for food. We publish a quarterly magazine, The Jewish Vegetarian, provide information about vegetarianism generally and in a Jewish context, and offer advice and support to help people with the transition to a non-animal diet. We are […]

Vantra Vitao

              Vantra Vitao 25-27 Oxford Street, London W1D 2DW [Nearest tube: Tottenham Court Road.] vitao.co.uk   It is a very exciting time for Lenny Phong and his team, as after opening his first restaurant just 12 years ago, Lenny has now launched one of the UK’s healthiest eateries on […]


tibits 12-14 Heddon Street London W1B 4DA — Located just off London’s Regent Street, tibits is one of the many vibrant bars and restaurants in lively, pedestrianized Heddon Street. The restaurant is part of a chain (made up of five tibits eateries in Switzerland plus the London branch) and the best thing about it is […]

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