A kind of funny story by way of the Obscure Store: Fishy Story Tests Chasidic Town’s Beliefs.

At a fish market in New Square, NY, several workers are clamining that a carp has talked to them in Hebrew, telling them he is the reincarnation of a Jewish person back to perform “tikkun,” or healing. The fish jumped into a barrel, though, and when it couldn’t be found, it was eventually sold with the rest of the fish.

Whoever tries to fry up that fish will be in for a surprise…

News Feeds

I’ve changed the format of the news feeds available on the site. Now, from one place, you can see the most recent vegetarian/vegan-related news from Google News and Moreover as well as RSS feeds from several veg*n-themed weblogs. These pages are generated dynamically, so they always have the most recent information available.

If you know of any resources that should be added, let me know.

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By far the coolest vegetarian t-shirt ever: Praise Seitan, courtesy of Herbivore Clothing. In addition to being damn clever, Herbivore’s t-shirts have the added bonus of not having any connection whatsoever to sweatshop labor or animal-derived products. $19 is more than you’d pay in Wal-Mart for a t-shirt, but when shipping’s taken into account, it’s about what you’d pay for an average t-shirt from Cafepress.

While you’re at it, grab a few buttons or stickers. And keep an eye out for the premiere issue of their magazine this Spring (can’t wait!).

Vegan Food Site

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Looking for recipes? You’ll want to check out Vegan-Food.Net, which sports a large collection of vegan recipes from a variety of sources (mainly the newsgroup). This site is proof positive that you can easily eat a different vegan meal every day of the year and never repeat recipes. Also nice is the ability to comment on any recipe and search by ingredient.

Dig in.