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Holiday Reflections: Chanukah

| December 1, 2008

The Holiday: Chanukah celebrates the Jews’ unlikely military victory over a powerful foe and a subsequent miracle involving the rededication of the Holy Temple. Thousands of years ago, the Jews lived in the Land of Israel, also known as Judea, which was controlled by the Seleucids (a Syrian-Greek people).  After Antiochus ascended to the Seleucid Read More

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Save Darfur

| November 12, 2008

The genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region remains the most vicious of our time. The Sudanese Armed Forces, anti-government rebel groups & Janjaweed militias continue to clash, killing hundreds of thousands with no end in sight. This explosion of violence reverberates into continuing crisis for over 2.5 million Darfuri refugees, innocent people caught without food, shelter Read More

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Creative Fundraising at Synagogues!

| November 11, 2008

Synagogues throughout the country bring limitless determination and endless imagination to their support of MAZON’s anti-hunger mission. A special thank you goes out to some of our most creative synagogue-based MAZON fundraising efforts. These important events help bring a higher profile to the important cause of hunger relief. MAZON Community: In Tulsa, OK, Congregation B’nai Read More

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Hunger Related Torah Text Sources

| November 11, 2008

Leviticus 19:9-10 When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field to its very border, neither shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and Read More

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