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MAZON co-sponsors On1Foot

| May 10, 2012

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is proud to announce its co-sponsorship of On1Foot (On1Foot.com), a web portal for Jewish text and educational resources that enables Jewish clergy, educators and activists to broaden and deepen their conversations about the intersection of Judaism and social justice. We have just shared our first dvar torah (click here Read More

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Published by JTA-Op-Ed: Keep the SNAP aid program strong

| April 5, 2012

As leaders of national advocacy organizations, we cannot stand by while the health and well-being of one of every six American men, women and children are threatened. As leaders of Jewish advocacy organizations, we are further compelled to act by the arrival of Passover, a holiday that opens with an invitation to “Let all who are hungry come and eat.” Read More

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Published in the Jewish Exponent | Growing Income Disparity Also Equals Growth in Hunger

| January 3, 2012

Original article published in the Jewish Exponent on December 28, 2011 Opinion: Growing Income Disparity Also Equals Growth in Hunger by Ruth S. Laibson I am usually proud to call Philadelphia my home. But a recent study that highlights our city’s increasing income segregation contains some very disquieting facts that should challenge all of us Read More

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Think again

| January 3, 2012

Originally published in ‘Tis The Season, an independent supplement to the Chicago Sun-Times. by Abby J. Leibman President & CEO, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger December 23, 2011 As an advocate, I often spend my days in a state of outrage. I am buffeted by chilling statistics, the devastating experiences of families in need Read More

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