Health, Nutrition & Torah: Va’era

| January 13, 2010

The Text: 9:1-4 The Eternal said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says The Eternal, the God of the Hebrews: Let My people go to worship Me.  For if you refuse to let them go, and continue to hold them, then the hand of The Eternal will strike your livestock in Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Shemot

| January 6, 2010

The Torah, also known as the Tanakh and the Five Books of Moses, is the wellspring of Jewish social justice activism.  Its passages engage advocates in the critical process of tikkun olam (healing the world) by raising provocative questions that address their role as participants in a global society. Each book is divided into sections Read More

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Roadmap to End Child Hunger by 2015 Released

| December 21, 2009

On December 17, the National Anti-Hunger Organizations (NAHO), of which MAZON is a member, released the Roadmap to End Childhood Hunger in America by 2015, which recommends nine steps that will collectively eliminate child hunger in the United States. From NAHO’s press release announcing the Roadmap: “President Obama has set the ambitious but achievable goal Read More

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Fed Up With Hunger: Blueprint to End Hunger in Los Angeles

| November 20, 2009

The USDA reports that 49 million Americans – 1 in 7 – went hungry in 2008. Nearly a million in Los Angeles face hunger every day. Fed Up? You’re not the only one. Everyone deserves the right to eat healthy and live free of hunger. On a national level, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and the Obama Read More

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