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Facing a Food Crisis: The Ingenuity of Haitian Farmers

Images of cash for work team working on crops outside town of Sodo.

Image: Evan Abramson, courtesy of AJWS

Images of cash for work team working on crops outside town of Sodo.

With Passover around the corner, many of us are poised to recite the words, “Let all who are hungry come and eat.”

Not Outraged? You're Not Paying Attention!

If you’re Jewish, and into food, and not outraged, then you’re not paying attention.

Americans like to think of ourselves as a generous people, and we are – even though special interests transform much of our international food aid programs into a wasteful boondoggle that undermines the abilities of communities and countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to feed themselves. And that’s what’s happening now. Food aid is critical and important, but for it to work, it needs to work right, and right now, not enough of it is.

What Drives Our Interest in Food Justice?

Equal Exchange worker-owner Molly Zeff in Nicaragua with a co-operative?s farm partner and one of their faith-based partners from the Presbyterian Hunger Program.

Image: Molly Zeff

Equal Exchange worker-owner Molly Zeff in Nicaragua with a co-operative?s farm partner and one of their faith-based partners from the Presbyterian Hunger Program.

When is the last time a complete stranger asked you to tell your personal story explaining why you care about a political or social issue?

Story of a Fishpond in Rural Mexico

Rabbis on Capitol Hill as part of Lobby Day

Image: Photo By Brendan Hoffman

Rabbis on Capitol Hill as part of Lobby Day

This is the story of a fishpond.

Advocating for a Just Farm Bill on Capitol Hill

Image: Wikimedia Commons

“This just makes common sense, and—I think—it makes Jewish sense.”

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