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MAZON’s response to the fire in Israel

| December 6, 2010

We at MAZON join with the Jewish community in lamenting the disastrous fire in the Carmel Forest in northern Israel that caused the tragic loss of life and property. Read More

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House passes Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act!

| December 2, 2010

(from the Food Resource and Action Center) MAZON applauds the House of Representatives for passing The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today. President Obama is expected to quickly sign the bill. This is very good news, but we’re not completely out of the woods yet. This bill includes a cut to future SNAP benefits; to say Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Vayeshev

| December 1, 2010

The Text: The story of Joseph is the longest single narrative in the Bible.  In a shocking story of betrayal and apathy, Joseph’s brothers throw him into an empty water pit, where he is sure to die.  The text then describes that after stripping Joseph of his tunic, and casting him into the pit: Genesis Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Va’yishlach

| November 24, 2010

The Text: Genesis 32:3-36 Jacob has not yet reconciled with his brother Esau.  In this parsha, Jacob is chosen by God and is renamed “Israel,” or one who struggles with God. 32:25 “Jacob was left alone.  And a figure wrestled with him until the break of dawn.  When he saw that he had not prevailed Read More

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