Interview with Jewish Animal Welfare Expert Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

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I am honored to share this interview with Jewish Animal Welfare Expert Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz. May this interview allow you to learn more about Jewish veganism and Jewish ethics about animal welfare. For those of you that do not know Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz he is the Founder & CEO of The Shamayim V’Aretz Institute, […]

18 Comforting Jewish Quotes To Calm Us During the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Here are 18 comforting Jewish quotes to calm us during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are living through a historical moment which is overwhelming in its global scale. The Covid-19 pandemic can be thought of as a levelling experience for everyone, regardless of gender, nationality, religion or wealth. During this time of staying at home, juggling […]

Plant-based Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto – Jewish Food Hero Kitchen

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This creamy butternut squash risotto recipe from the Jewish Food Hero Kitchen is sure to please.  I created the recipe with the idea that it would be a perfect dish to break the Yom Kippur fast. This is true, and it is also true that this dish can be served anytime of year. Our risotto […]

My Jewish Bacon Allergy by Katia Rozenberg

“No, I can’t eat that. I’m allergic to bacon,” I said, staring at the lunch in front of me. “No, Katia, you’re not allergic. It’s because you’re Jewish,” my teacher responded, removing the BLT sandwich from my plate. That is the earliest memory I have of Judaism influencing what I eat. I was 8 years […]

Feeding Women of the Bible

“Feeding Women of the Bible, Feeding Ourselves” Cookbook ! I am so excited to share that Jewish Food Hero’s next cookbook goes on sale March 2020! Feeding Women of the Bible, Feeding Ourselves: Uplifting the Voices of Hebrew Biblical Heroines and Honoring Them With Simple Plant Based Recipes A Jewish Food Hero Cookbook Watch a […]

36 Jewish Quotes on Resilience That Will Teach You How To Be Strong

Last year before Rosh Hashanah, I collected a few sentences from the Rosh Hashanah prayers that I feel are particularly meaningful. One of the prayers is: “Transform my suffering into gladness,” based on Cantor’s Personal Prayer before Musaf. One of the highest forms of suffering I can imagine is the loss of a child. I […]

17 Delicious Plant-Based Recipes Your Eyes, Mouth and Gut Will Love This Passover

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Eating plant based food during Passover is one way to take care of your body during the holiday. During Passover*, we can center your plate and your diet predominately with plant foods (fruits, vegetables, starchy vegetables, roots/tubers, intact whole grains, and legumes such as beans, peas and lentils (depending on if you Kinyot or not […]