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National Child Nutrition Seder in Washington DC

| March 17, 2010

Using one of the most evocative lines from the traditional Passover Seder – “Let all who are hungry come and eat” – the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) and MAZON have re-contextualized the historical message of redemption from slavery with the modern struggle faced by hungry children across our country by creating the Child Read More

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LA Hunger Seder 2010

| March 8, 2010

During the Passover Seder, we open the doors of our homes and invites all who are hungry to come and eat. Are we really ready to feed all those hungry people? 1 out of every 8 people in Los Angeles is food insecure, making it the “Hunger Capital” of the United States. Come to the Read More

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Fighting Hunger in the “Hunger Capitol” of America

| February 25, 2010

I was pleased last week to be invited on a panel of anti-hunger experts to address a gathering of the Westside Democratic Club. In the picture (from left to right) are panel moderator and attorney-activist, Ron Galperin; me;  Frank Tamborello from Hunger Action LA; Matt Sharp from California Food Policy Advocates; and Michael Flood, head Read More

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Chicago Anti-Hunger Advocacy Shabbaton

| February 19, 2010

On February 7th, MAZON Partner Synagogue Anshe Emet hosted an Anti-Hunger Advocacy Shabbaton. We didn’t realize at the time that the congregants hosting the many politicians – from local leaders all the way to Democratic Party Whip Dick Durbin – were Anshe Emet’s Bar & Bat Mitzvah students! When you think of an “advocate”, what’s Read More

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