All Religions Teach: End Hunger

| March 27, 2007

The Jewish holiday of Passover begins at sundown on April 2, 2007.  Jews around the world with gather around a seder table to recall the Israelites liberation from their bondage of slavery.  As a community, we will reflect on what freedom truly means, not only for our ancestors, but also for all people, many of Read More

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Reflections From Israel

| January 3, 2007

I have just returned from leading another MAZON mission to Israel.  For the past decade, MAZON has been a leading entity in targeting strategic grants to struggling Israeli-based anti-hunger organizations from Beer Sheva up to Haifa.  For the past three years, MAZON has played a central catalytic leadership role in the Forum to Address Food Read More

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Weapons of the Spirit

| November 10, 2006

FINDING WEAPONS OF THE SPIRIT AMID DEVASTATING DISEASE: THE WORK OF THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS IN KENYA During the years of my involvement with MAZON’s Grants Advisory Committee, I’ve been struck, time and again, with the work of one of our grantees, the International Medical Corps (IMC), in responding to disasters around the world. The Read More

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A Year Later: The Food Safety Network in New Orleans

| September 21, 2006

I have come to New Orleans today to bear witness to the devastation and to the early stages of renewal of this city.  It’s the one-year anniversary of Katrina, and the magnitude of the destruction is still unimaginable.  The bleak landscape of flood damage stretches as far as the eye can see.  The statistics and Read More

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