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Here’s Why Israel Is the Vegan Capital of the World

Many feel eating vegan is the new kashrut (Jewish dietary law) for our age. It’s no wonder, then, that Israel has more vegans per capita than any other nation.

ZACHARY TOLIVER:Going vegan and saving animals benefits every culture and creed. But it seems as though Israel—and the Jewish community in general—is leading the vegan revolution… Judaism has a long, proud tradition of compassion for animals. A vegan lifestyle was first prescribed in the Garden of Eden (in Genesis 1:28-29)… Many feel that eating vegan is the new kashrut (Jewish dietary law) for our age. It’s no wonder, then, that Israel has more vegans per capita than any other nation…

Israel has long banned the sale of personal-care and household products that were tested on animals. It was the first country to ban horse- and donkey-drawn carts and carriages used for work purposes…The Middle Eastern nation is also known for having some of the largest animal rights marches and rallies on Earth, and it hosts numerous animal-liberating organizations. And an Israeli startup launched the first-ever cruelty-free vegan cryptocurrency, suitably named VeganCoin’. SOURCE…

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