Consider making a donation to one (or all) of these Jewish charities that help fight hunger.
There are three Jewish responses to hunger. You can eat. You can feel guilty about what you ate, or what you don’t want to eat, or about people who don’t get to eat. Or you can do something about making sure everyone else can eat, too.
The Jewish anti-hunger group Mazon is bringing its touring exhibit to New York City this week.
This year, consider making a donation in someone’s name to one of the Jewish charities that help fight hunger.
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.
Leonard Fein was an inspiration to generations of progressive Jews. Kathleen Peratis, who had dinner with him on the night he died, remembers her ‘king of the Jews.’
If one wants to do battle with, say, hunger, why not contribute directly to Oxfam rather than create a Jewish response to hunger? Leonard Fein has an answer.
We’re in the middle of the season of holidays like Sukkoth and Thanksgiving that celebrate plenty. That makes it all the more important for us to think about those who go hungry.
Rabbis and cantors across the United States have agreed to spend $31.50 on food and beverages for one week in support of those living on food stamps.
While it may seem like an unlikely target for a swell of Jewish activism, the Farm Bill—which dictates U.S. law on everything from agriculture to food stamps to biofuels—is packed with policies that go against the grain of Jewish ethics. The bill is up for debate and reauthorization this year, and six Jewish organizations are seizing the opportunity to call for reforms that they feel will go a long way toward achieving their Torah-inspired visions of food justice. Even though they’re each tackling a different aspect of the bill, they’ve recently joined forces to maximize their power and mobilize their constituents toward a common goal.