Films are a great way to educate your communities about the ramifications of industrial animal agriculture and to encourage people to cut back on their meat consumption altogether. Film-screening events are great opportunities for outreach and are particularly effective with some discussion afterwards. Check out this list of films by VEGFUND. It is […]
The Jewish Initiative for Animals (JIFA) offers free consultation to Jewish institutions around making better food choices. In late 2019 JIFA launched a new program called the Jewish Leadership Circle (JLC): With JIFA’s support, institutions on the JLC’s Plant-Forward track commit to reducing their overall animal product consumption by 20% within two years and […]
Jewish Veg is an organization that “encourages and helps Jews to embrace plant-based diets as an expression of the Jewish values of compassion for animals, concern for health, and care for the environment”. For synagogues, Hillels and other Jewish institutions participating in the Hazon Seal of Sustainability program, our Vegan Option Always program can greatly […]
We applaud you for taking on this important task to align your food choices with your Jewish values as Shomrei Adamah, keepers of the earth. Below are resources to help you on your journey. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or suggestions that you may have regarding this material. Have a good example to share? […]
Shamayim is a Jewish animal advocacy organization that works to fight for ethical treatment of animals. The information below comes from their website. Mission Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy is a non-profit organization that educates leaders, trains advocates, and leads campaigns for the ethical treatment of animals. About Us “Shamayim” means “Heaven” in Hebrew. The goal […]
This guide is a resource book with ideas, definitions, stories and guidance for Jewish institutions to think about how they can make healthier and more sustainable food choices. The guide also includes an audit with a list of questions for an institution to use to be able to assess where it’s doing well and how […]
A guide to help plan Shabbat meals, from thinking about what to serve to bringing insightful Jewish learning to your Shabbat table. In partnership with NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation.
Meatless Monday is an international campaign with the goal of reducing our contribution to climate change. It has a simple means and a simple message: “Once a week, cut out meat.”