A set of colorful, very visual infographics created by Jewish Eco Seminars presents 18 key Jewish teachings on ecological issues, animal welfare and the environment, inviting dialogue and exploration.
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Eating less meat and dairy, or even being fully vegan, does not mean forsaking all of one’s favorite Shabbat and holiday dishes. We pass down and make family recipes because such dishes are integral to our memories and experiences. Recipes evolve and change through generations. Cuisine is the food of a culture, and if Jews…
As times change, so do dietary preferences. But that doesn’t mean we have to give up all traditional foods. Sarah, now a vegan, has challenged herself to modify her grandmother’s recipes.
Freedom Farm Sanctuary, Israel’s first animal sanctuary, rescues animals designated for slaughter and gives them a new home, where visitors can learn to be loving and compassionate toward all creatures.
The primary ingredients in this soup require little water to be grown. They are sowed in the ground and dark places, reflective of the shorter days of winter. With the cold weather, we stay inside more and perhaps become more insular and reflective in our nature.
Before Rosh Hashanah, we read Nitzavim during which all of the Israelites establish a covenant with God. Entering into the covenant is stepping into a concrete process in this world. “For the mitzvah which I command you this day, it is not beyond you, nor is it remote from you. It is not in heaven…It…
It’s a custom, not a law, to fuel Shavuot’s all-night Torah study sessions with a dairy extravaganza. This year, think about the animals that give us dairy and Judaism’s thoughts on animal welfare.
Here is a delicious, non-dairy dessert made with seasonal blueberries whose vibrant bluish-purple color makes the dish especially beautiful and appealing. It also has no added sugars, sweetened only with dates and bananas.
JFE®’s new Jewish Value Cards prompt us to ask tough questions about food systems and Jewish values, where our food comes from and what kashrut means today. Check them out!
For Sarah, one of the highlights of living in Tel Aviv is being able to go to the Friday morning farmers market at the renovated port for fresh, local produce.