Jonathan Safran Foer: Illuminating animal suffering.
It’s Passover, and if your idea of a holy rite conflicts with the meat and egg of a traditional meal, then we’ve a bunch of resources you might find useful for a vegan seder. Here’s a bunch at Livejournal’s vegancooking community and PETA. Those seeking to deal with the full eight-day extravaganza might visit Out of My Vegan Mind for some tips.
Need encouragement on making the transition from meat-based to a vegetarian Passover? Then visit here, or Heebnvegan, or check out novelist Jonathan Safran Foer‘s video on why being a vegetarian should be mandatory for Jews. You can also read the books of Richard Schwartz, Roberta Kalechovsky, and Debra Wasserman if you want to go deeper.
It’s surely significant that when Moses led the Israelites out of bondage in the land of Egypt, all of the animals came, too. Let’s honor that fact at this time of year, instead of slaughtered lambs getting all the attention.