What MAZON Means To Me

| May 18, 2009

I’ve worked here at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger for two years now. In that time, I’ve learned much about hunger, nutrition, health & policy, and our mission statement, “to provide for people who are hungry while at the same time advocating for other ways to end hunger and its causes,” has become deeply Read More

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Interview with MAZON Board Member Ruth Laibson

| May 6, 2009

Hunger bears many faces; luckily, the anti-hunger movement has just as many unique faces & personalities. One of the most beloved around our offices is Philadelphia-based activist, musician, mother, grandmother & MAZON board member Ruth Laibson. In the midst of all that, she took the time to answer a few of my questions last December. Read More

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The GATEway Project

| May 5, 2009

In a riverside settlement, the villagers noticed a baby in the river, struggling and crying. They all looked on in horror; the baby was going to drown!  One charged into the river to save the baby. The village rejoiced. Then, the villagers noticed another baby in the river, and several rushed in to save that Read More

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Searching for the Promised Land

| April 6, 2009

Every year at this time, Jews around the world celebrate Passover, which marks the ancient Israelite’s exodus from Egyptian slavery and a period of desert wandering that lasted 40 years.  It seems appropriate, as we continue to descend into a downward economic spiral of historic proportions, that Americans of all faiths and backgrounds consider the Read More

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