D’var Torah: Chukkat

| June 14, 2010

This week’s parsha is called Chukkat. The meaning of this word is ‘decree’ or ‘rule’, and refers to instructions – the rules of a sacrifice, specifically the rules regarding the sacrifice of the red heifer, an animal that does not exist in our world today. This sacrifice was at once unique: the animal itself was Read More

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PB&J: A Jewish Teen Summit on Hunger

| May 6, 2010

PB & J: A Jewish Teen Summit on Hunger Washington, DC June 24 – 28, 2010 Tuition is $150 and includes all program costs. Register online at BBYO’s website. Questions? Contact BBYO’s Mikah Goldman. Read More

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White House: Child Hunger & Obesity “Is An Epidemic”

| March 23, 2010

As we ask The 5th Question at our home seders, and further educate ourselves at Child Nutrition Seders across the country, we find incredible support from the current administration as we strive to end child hunger. Last month, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon, where he reiterated that Child Read More

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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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