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Seizing the Moment

| September 9, 2009

by H. Eric Schockman, Ph.D. Every year at the High Holy Days, I am reminded of an old family friend whose unflagging optimism always fueled my great admiration.  ”How are things going?” I would ask whenever our paths would cross, to which he would make the inevitable reply:  ”Today is going to be the best Read More

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Go You Forth: Four Years After Hurricane Katrina

| September 3, 2009

To make a contribution for this event visit www.mazon.org/donate-now. Please indicate that your donation is for “New Orleans.” Read More

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Making the Grade

| August 27, 2009

A MAZON donor was recently highlighted in The News-Gazette  newspaper of Champaign-Urbana, IL. August 13, 2009 Making the Grade “For his bar mitzvah – a coming-of-age ceremony for Jews – Saul Downie elected to give gifts instead of receive them and collected thousands of dollars for two charities in the process. The Urbana Middle School Read More

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Back to School!

| August 26, 2009

The months of August and September mark the time for new beginnings.  Young children are going off to school; young adults are off to college; and we begin our “normal” routine.  As I reflect on this summer, I recall the worries of drought, concerns about the economy and the slowly increasing gas prices.  All of Read More

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