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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Honor Dads & Grads with MAZON Tributes

| June 11, 2010

Father’s Day is June 20th. One of our most sacred mitzvot is to honor our parents. Their labor nourishes us, their wisdom guides us, and their love nurtures us. Honor their legacy or blessed memory with a tribute donation to MAZON. Our grantees work tirelessly so that families in every community can share the opportunities Read More

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Hunger Doesn’t Take A Summer Vacation

| June 8, 2010

Each June, school bells across America ring for the final time. It’s the sound of freedom to some – but not to the more than 30 million kids who rely for their survival on the free or reduced-price lunch they receive at school. Without this vital nutrition assistance, the youngest and most vulnerable members of our society Read More

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Acting President Barbara H. Bergen Responds to LA Times Editorial on Global Hunger

| May 26, 2010

Last week, the Los Angeles Times ran an editorial on the Obama administration’s response to the global food crisis, “The Starving Can’t Wait“. MAZON’s Acting President, Barbara H. Bergen, responded with the following letter, which also ran in the Times’ letters section yesterday: The Times has pinpointed both the need to combat global hunger and Read More

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