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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Oregon: Ending Hunger Before It Begins

| December 14, 2009

On December 4th, a crowd of over 100 community activists, scholars, elected officials gathered in Salem, Oregon to spend a day focusing on “Ending Hunger Before it Begins”. The conference was hosted by Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon and OHTF, the Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force (a long time MAZON grantee). I had the pleasure 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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