City Harvest and other NYC food banks are providing kosher food to the growing number of food-insecure Jewish households this Thanksgiving.
While Israelis do tend to eat healthier food than Americans, many of their most vulnerable children aren’t eating before class.
Trump’s budget dishonors the Passover tradition, which begins with the proclamation: “Let all who are hungry come and eat.”
Four questions for Thanksgiving designed to clarify the issues of the day, guiding us from gratitude to generosity, and from satiety to action.
The leader of a Jewish nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger in the United States and Israel told Congress that food insecurity is a significant problem among military and veteran families.
Kosher soup kitchen Masbia saw a 200% increase in demand for food in the months after food stamp cuts. Now, it’s racing to find funding for Passover.
Jon Rudnitsky wrote: The MUCH-ANITCIPATED SEQUEL to the international blockbuster sensation THE HUNGER GAMES: Every year, the Jews must fast for 24 hours to atone for their sins. Are you fasting for The Jewish Hunger Games? If you know other Jews & Gentiles who like The Hunger Games, please share, and “may the lox be ever in your flavor!”
Stephen Colbert’s advice to those who will go hungry after the overhaul of the food stamp program? ‘Eat Mexicans.’ The Republicans’ solution is only slightly less macabre.
A new report finds growing poverty among Jews. The Met Council and an anti-hunger group called Masbia are working to address the problem with dignity.
Right now, I feel pretty bad for myself. As a result of my personal version of a pre-Passover plague of bed bugs, everything I own is in a plastic garbage bag. My kitchen looks like a landfill; a giant heap of what looks like garbage, but is actually the only possessions I have to call my own. I have been wearing the same pair of pants for more than a week, and have been sleeping on my couch with a towel as a blanket.