Am I an Alien?
As a Brit and Israeli, food insecurity as a national issue was never really on my radar, mostly because of what I perceived to be the robust, almost socialist, safety net programs that existed in the UK and Israel. Both countries have free (albeit flawed) national healthcare systems after all!
MAZON Delivers a Special Sukkot Message About Hunger to the White House…
From More than 1,000 Jewish Campers!
Kol Dichfin – All Who are Hungry, Let Them Come and Eat
Do these acts of tzedakah make a difference?
Outrageous SNAP Stories - By Design
When advocating for something as abstract as expanding government aid, personal experiences have real power to counteract outrageous figures.
Atem Nitzavim: standing together against hunger
A d’var Torah for Parshat Nitzavim 5776 by Rabbi Erin Glazer
The Vital Importance of Disaster-SNAP
D-SNAP, or “Disaster SNAP,” is a crucial tool to help people who do not normally receive SNAP get back on their feet.
MAZON, L.A. Award-Winning Creative Team Announce "This Is Hunger" Exhibit
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger announced today a first-of-its-kind free exhibit that will launch before Thanksgiving to bring Americans face to face with the stark realities of hunger in the United States. Through state-of-the-art storytelling techniques and interactive elements, the “This Is Hunger” mobile installation will engage thousands of visitors as it travels nationwide.
6 Ways to Become an Informed Voter
Participating in government through an election requires a similar understanding of electoral practices: How do I register to vote? Where is my polling location? Who are the candidates? What do they think about food insecurity, the economy, foreign policy, social issues and more? How do I find out what my candidate and elected official thinks about current pieces of legislation? Who is contributing to my candidate’s campaigns?
Statement Regarding Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military Members
Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger today issued this statement in response to Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military Members:
What Does It Mean to Be an Ally?
As an African-American woman representing a Jewish organization working in Indian Country, I call up our common history of genocide, persecution and discrimination as a starting place for shared analysis and perspective. But I do so knowing that non-Natives cannot direct the struggle for Native food security, no matter how well-meaning we are.