Health, Nutrition & Torah: Haazinu

| September 22, 2010

The Text: No references to hunger or poverty in this parsha. The Context: What it Means for Advocates: What would you select if forced to choose between food or gas?  For too many Americans, the high prices of gasoline and food make for impossible choices every day.  MAZON conducted a study entitled, “Gas or Grub: Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Nitzavim

| September 1, 2010

The Text: Isaiah 62:8-10 8. The Eternal has sworn by God’s right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink your wine, for which you have labored;  But those who have gathered Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Vayelech

| September 1, 2010

The Text: Vayelech (Devarim/Deuteronomy 31:1-30) does not contain relevant references to poverty or hunger. The Context: Vayelech (Devarim/Deuteronomy 31:1-30) does not contain relevant references to poverty or hunger. What it Means for Advocates: Host a Shabbat meal for your friends and/or family.  When it comes time to recite the blessings for the wine and bread, Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Ki Tavo

| August 25, 2010

The Text: 26:1-10 And it shall be, when you come in to the land which the Lord your God gives you for an inheritance, and possess it, and live in it; That you shall take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which you shall bring of your land that the Lord your Read More

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