Over 3,000 people took to the streets yesterday for the largest animal rights demonstration ever held in Israel. The demonstration was started as an Israeli-led initiative on Facebook, and turned into a global protest with 40 demonstrations simultaneously held in various cities worldwide. For the first time ever, all those acting for animals joined forces: Dog shelter volunteers, cat feeders, anti-vivisection groups and pro-farm animal organisations – as well as many caring citizens from all over Israel.
Undercover investigation at Dabbach – the biggest slaughterhouse in Israel
Breaking tails, hanging conscious animals, and face electrocution are only a part of the horrors happening on a daily basis at the Dabbach slaughterhouse. Two and a half years after the Adom Adom investigation that shocked Israel, an undercover investigation at Dabbach shows that nothing has changed: The biggest slaughterhouse in Israel, where about half of Israel's calves and lambs are slaughtered, extreme and systematic abuse of animals during their final days alive is routine.
Are eggs harmful to our health?
What is the cholesterol content of eggs? Is there a connection between eggs and the diseases of diabetes and heart disease? What is the risk of Salmonella and dioxins found in eggs? A review of the data and studies related to the health consequences of egg consumption.
What is speciesism? In a world in which a single species, humans, dominates over animals of other species and harms them methodically, speciesism is an ideology of force, disrespect, moral blindness, and discrimination – and much more. Ariel Tsovel sketches the general characteristics of the term and points out its complexity
Meat: a Natural Symbol
About the key concept in the book of anthropologist Nick Fiddes
Three Survivors out of hundreds of millions
The story of three chickens, survivors of the egg industry
Back to Nils Holgersson
Selma Lagerlöf, author of The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (Holgersson) and the first woman to win a Nobel Prizefor literature, is an inspiring woman. Among other things, shebecame known for criticizing people’s condescending attitudes towards other animals and fighting to allow Jewish refugees into Sweden.Lagerlöf’s sensitive stories fascinated generations of children and adults around the world.