Tagged Jewish Food Movement

At the New Year, let’s give animals a new Jewish chance

CHICAGO (Chicago Jewish News) — Shortly after I became a vegan, around 20 years ago, I ordered my first “vegan option” at a Jewish organizational dinner. It arrived: a plateful of raw celery and carrot sticks arranged around a cup of something ranch dressing-ish that probably wasn’t even vegan.… Read more »

Share and share alike: Boulder’s Jewish community at work

Jonathan Lev, left, is the youngest Jewish community Centr director in the country, part of a young cohort infusing energy into Boulder Jewish life. (Boulder Jewish News)

BOULDER, Colo. (JTA) — On a sunny Thursday in this city at the base of the Rocky Mountains foothills, 25 Jewish communal professionals have gathered for their monthly “Schmoozers” meeting at the JCC. The fact that the powwow always takes place over lunch is unremarkable — when Jews get together,… Read more »