The Orthodox Union made the match between a food pantry and a caterer which provides Israeli airline El Al with in-flight, kosher-for-Passover meals.
Got the green-light to eat rice, beans and legumes? Here are some dishes to incorporate into your Passover-week menus.
After prominent rabbis affixed a mezuzah at the front door of the Boro Park branch of Masbia, the soup kitchen finally opened its doors Wednesday and began serving meals.
At tonight’s Chop Hunger event, celebrity judges and chefs help raise money and awareness for Masbia Soup Kitchen Network.
What does a Brooklyn soup kitchen have to do with the blockbuster movie Twilight: Breaking Dawn? They share a china pattern.
A New York charity that feeds the homeless is looking for a new place to call home.
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.
Two New York lawmakers introduced legislation to ensure that kosher food pantries receive enough food as part of the federal Emergency Food Assistance Program.
As New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos volunteered in the Masbia soup kitchen on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn yesterday, he reminisced about having once smuggled religious items and medical supplies to Refuseniks in the Former Soviet Union. With Jewish terminology like “shul” easily tripping off his tongue, the Senator joked with the Masbia staff about how the “tzizis” he was wearing at the time made him itchy. (The Shmooze won’t give away the punch line — you’ll just have to watch the video clip.)
How does an 11-year-old girl raise nearly $9,000 for a worthy cause in just over two weeks? By tapping the power of online crowd-sourcing.