October

Saturday and Sunday, October 6 & 7 - Secaucus, NJ

New Jersey VegFest

  • Jewish Veg will be tabling and selling books, shirts, and more! Stop by to say hi and sign the Veg Pledge or join our email list
  • The fest will have tons of great speakers, delicious vegan food, and a variety of vendors
  • Held at the Meadowlands Expo Center
  • For more information and tickets CLICK HERE

Sunday, October 7 - Hartford, CT

Through Compassionate Eyes: An Art Exhibit on Animal Rights

  • Jewish Veg is excited to be partnering with the Jewish Art Salson and the Charter Oak Cultural Center in a groundbreaking and consciousness-raising art exhibition on the exploitation of animals in modern society.'
  • The exhibit's curators are Jewish Veg members Joel Silverstein and Julie Seidman, along with Aimee Rubensteen.
  • The opening reception begins at 1:30 pm, with a panel discussion featuring Jewish Veg Executive Director Jeffrey Cohan at 3:00 pm.
  • The reception, panel dicussion and exhibit are being hosted by and held at the Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford, CT 06106.
  • The exhibit runs from Oct. 7 to Nov. 2. After the Sunday, Oct. 7 opening reception, the gallery will be open Mondays through Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm.
  • The Facebook event for the opening reception can be viewed and shared here
  • For more information on the exhibit CLICK HERE

Saturday, October 13 - Chicago, IL

Chicago VeganMania

  • Ready to party? Jewish Veg will be tabling and selling books, shirts, and more!
  • The fest will have tons of great speakers, delicious vegan food, and a variety of vendors
  • Held at Broadway Armory in Chicago
  • For more information CLICK HERE

Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Vancouver, British Columbia

Animals and Ethics for the 21st Century

  • Jewish Veg Executive Director Jeffrey Cohan will be explaining the religious imperative of a vegan lifestyle at an event organized by the Vancouver Humane Society.
  • The event will be held at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, V6B 6B1
  • Doors open at 7:00 p.m., with the presentation beginning at 7:30 pm.
  • For more information, and for tickets, CLICK HERE.

Thursday, Oct. 18 - Scott Township, PA

Plant-Based Diets for a Healthier Family

  • Dr. Keith Somers, a pediatrician and founder of One World Eating, will explain how families and individuals can easily incorporate plant-based dishes and snacks into our daily routines, and will describe the benefits of plant-based lifestyles for ourselves and our loved ones.
  • This is the second of a three-part series of programs titled "The Hows and Whys of Plant-Based Lifestyles," jointly organized by Jewish Veg, South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh.
  • All three programs are FREE, all start at 7:00 pm, and all will be held at the South Hills Jewish Community Center, 345 Kane Boulevard, Scott Township, PA 15243.
  • For more information and to RSVP CLICK HERE.

Thursday, Oct. 18 - Vancouver, British Columbia

Judaism, Animals and the Environment

  • Jewish Veg Executive Director Jeffrey Cohan will lead an interactive program and discussion about what our Torah and rabbinic tradition have to say about animals and the environment, and its relevancy for our modern lives and imperiled planet.
  • The event will be held at Or Shalom Synagogue, 710 E. 10th Ave, Vancouver, V5T 2A7
  • The event will begin at 7:30 pm.
  • The public is invited. Light vegan refreshments will be served.
  • For more information and to RSVP, go to OrShalom.org/Jewish-Veg.

Friday, Oct. 19 - Vancouver, British Columbia

Schmooze & Schmear with Jewish Veg

  • Jewish Veg Executive Director Jeffrey Cohan will lead an interactive program and discussion about what our Torah and rabbinic tradition have to say about our food choices.
  • The event will be held at Hillel BC, 6145 Student Union Boulevard at the University of British Columbia.
  • The event will begin at 1:30 pm.
  • Vegan refreshments will be served.

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