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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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LA Hunger Seder 2010

| March 8, 2010

During the Passover Seder, we open the doors of our homes and invites all who are hungry to come and eat. Are we really ready to feed all those hungry people? 1 out of every 8 people in Los Angeles is food insecure, making it the “Hunger Capital” of the United States. Come to the Read More

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D’var Torah: Mishpatim

| February 11, 2010

In this week’s parsha, Mishpatim, we are given a series of commandments concerning the relationship between man and man. This parsha directly follows that of Yitro, in which we received the Ten Commandments, revelation at Sinai, and experienced Hashem first hand. “Now these are the laws which you shall set before them: If you buy Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Mishpatim

| February 10, 2010

The Text: Exodus 23:10-11 Six years you shall sow your land and gather in its yield; but in the seventh you shall let it rest and lie fallow.  Let the needy among your people eat of it, and what they leave let the wild beasts eat.  You shall do the same with your vineyards and Read More

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