The Jewish Response: Fall 2013

| September 12, 2013

Tzedakah is obligatory upon every member of the community… Read More

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We want to see you ask the #FifthQ

| March 20, 2013

Passover is a special time to retell the story of our people’s freedom from bondage. We read from a prayer book, perform rituals that are thousands of years old, and eat A LOT of delicious and symbolic foods. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to have that luxury. Millions of Americans struggle to put nutritious food on the table every day. Read More

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Published by JTA-Op-Ed: Keep the SNAP aid program strong

| April 5, 2012

As leaders of national advocacy organizations, we cannot stand by while the health and well-being of one of every six American men, women and children are threatened. As leaders of Jewish advocacy organizations, we are further compelled to act by the arrival of Passover, a holiday that opens with an invitation to “Let all who are hungry come and eat.” Read More

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A message for Purim

| March 17, 2011

It’s almost Purim – a festive time that involves dressing up and wearing masks that hide our true identity. For us these masks are a symbol of heroism, of fighting for what’s right despite the risk involved. But for others, masks serve a different, less joyous purpose. Read More

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