Posts Tagged: AJWS Results 9
With Passover around the corner, many of us are poised to recite the words, “Let all who are hungry come and eat.”
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.
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?