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Israel Has a Vegan Village of 5,000 Residents

Israel Has a Vegan Village of 800 Residents

No meat is allowed at Amirim, a small vegetarian and vegan village located 600 meters above sea level in northern Israel. Amirim was founded in 1958 by a small group of vegans, vegetarians, and those...
Vegan Egg-Free Shakshuka Is On ‘Almost Every Menu’ in Tel Aviv, As Israelis Increasingly Opt For Plant-Based

Almost Every Restaurant in Tel Aviv Is Turning This Traditional Egg Dish Vegan

Shakshuka, a breakfast dish popular across the Middle East, traditionally consists of eggs poached in a spiced tomato stew served in a cast iron skillet. But throughout Tel Aviv, more restaurants are forgoing eggs...

The Number of Vegans In the Israeli Army Has Grown 1900% in 3 Years

Israel's army, the Israel Defense Force (IDF), is the most vegan army in the world. Israel National News reports that the number of vegans has increased 20-fold in just three years, representing a 1,900...
Vegan 'Tel Aviv Tivonit' Political Party Candidate to Run for Office in Israel

Vegan ‘Tel Aviv Tivonit’ Political Party Candidate to Run for Office in Israel

A vegan political party is set to run for office in Tel Aviv's upcoming municipal elections. New York City-based Orthodox Jewish news blog Vos Iz Neias News (VIN News) reports that Tel Aviv Tivonit aims to...

Leonardo DiCaprio Invests in Green Hotel in Vegan Capital of the World

Acclaimed actor and activist, Leonardo DiCaprio, just partnered with an Israeli investment group to build a green-tech, clean energy luxury hotel. The beachfront resort will open in Herzliya, an affluent suburb of Tel Aviv,...
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5th Annual Vegan Congress Held in ‘Vegan Capital,’ Tel Aviv

The fifth annual Vegan Congress will be held this week in Tel Aviv, the world's vegan capital. The two-day event, sponsored by Vegan-Friendly Israel, begins on March 8. Activists such as James Aspey and Joey...

Lawmakers Try Going Vegan for a Day In Support of Animal Rights

In honor of the Annual Knesset Animal Rights Day, Israeli lawmakers went vegan for a day, enjoying animal-free foods instead of beef and chicken at the Knesset cafeteria. However, it was more than a...