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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Twanukah Goes Live!

| December 10, 2009

Tomorrow is the first night of Chanukah. It’s also the first night of Twanukah (Twitter + Chanukah), our first campaign conducted through @StopHunger, our 11,500-follower strong presence on Twitter. Through @StopHunger, we’re thrilled to connect with grantees in the field, and the next generation of hunger fighters. Year-round, you share your enthusiasm with us, and Read More

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A New Approach to Thanksgiving

| November 24, 2009

A few days ago, I read the devastating news — 49 million Americans are food insecure and live on the edge of hunger.  One in four children don’t know when and where they will have their next meal. Over a year ago, as our economy began to slide and we entered a recession, the face 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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