Go You Forth Concert Review

| October 26, 2009

At the Touro Synagogue in New Orleans on Oct. 15th, I am present to witness the amazing spirit of music transforming a social movement. The event is “Go You Forth” – a benefit concert featuring Ellis Marsalis (now in his 80s), The Green Pastures Baptist Choir (from the Bronx) and the spiritually-inspiring voice and music Read More

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Holiday Reflections: Simchat Torah

| October 8, 2009

The Holiday: Simchat Torah is a joyous holiday marking the completion of the annual cycle of weekly Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle. At the conclusion of the seven-day Sukkot holiday, Jews around the world usher in another wonderful celebration:  the two-day festival of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.  In Israel, as Read More

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In Loving Memory: Rabbi Mark Loeb

| October 8, 2009

UPDATED 10/15/09 as tributes continue to come in from our board & staff. For more tributes & information on the life and career of Rabbi Loeb from those who knew him best, please visit Beth El Congregation. We are heartbroken to report that Rabbi Mark Loeb, a former MAZON Board Chair and longtime board member, Read More

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This Thursday: Learn About LA’s New Food Policy Task Force

| October 6, 2009

We have a wonderful problem at MAZON… we’ve had so many donations in honor of the High Holy Days that we’re completely swamped just trying to process them all. These funds allow us to support organizations like Hunger Action Los Angeles, who sent us the following regarding their monthly meeting this Thursday. These meetings are Read More

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