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Publication Rabbi Akiva Gersh Speaking Tour 2023

By Jeffrey Spitz Cohan, Executive Director. ANNOUNCING: A live speaking tour with Rabbi Akiva Gersh! You don’t want to...

Publication What Our New Logo, Colors, and Website Really Represent

By Jeffrey Spitz Cohan, Executive Director. Welcome to the (second) rebirth of Jewish Veg! This new website – together...

Publication Do Animals Have Souls?

It’s a frequently asked question, for Jews and Christians alike: Do animals have souls? The answer, according to the...

Publication The Seven Species: Varied Foods for Good Nutrition

When the Israelites are preparing to enter the land of Israel for the first time, we read: “For Adonai...

Publication Animals FAQs

Caring for animals is a central concern in Jewish text and thought. Here are some of the most common...

Publication Do Not Destroy: Opportunity Food Loss in Animal Agriculture

The Jewish law of bal tashchit, do not destroy, comes from a Torah passage forbidding the destruction of fruit...

Publication Environment FAQs

Judaism teaches us to care for and preserve our Earth, and the food choices we make are an essential...

Publication Troubles of the Community: Plague and Its Prevention

“These are the troubles of the community about which we fast and sound : About haters of Israelites making...

Publication God and Animals: Friends, Not Food

Why did God create animals? What does our tradition and Torah have to say on this subject? Given that...