Jewish Holiday Materials

Jewish holidays are not only full of meaningful rituals and celebration — they also offer teachings that guide us in living out our Jewish values. These themes have endured for thousands of years because they speak to what’s good in all of us: our desire to build community, to exist in harmony with our natural environment and each other, and to create societies driven by justice and compassion. MAZON’s materials and projects below connect hunger-related education and advocacy with major Jewish holidays. For support in building your holiday programs, please contact Paul Sherman, Senior Outreach Manager.

High Holy Days
During the High Holy Days, may the sounding of the shofar calls us to act on behalf of all those who are hungry in our midst.
On Passover, we say "Let all who are hungry, come and eat." Make this call to action a reality.
The story of Purim teaches us the importance of justice and community.
Sukkot celebrates the importance of providing for those who are the most vulnerable.
Hanukkah is a time to rededicate ourselves to our core Jewish values.

Take Action

Make a gift to MAZON’s Spotlight Fund

Your partnership allows MAZON to be the national Jewish voice dedicated to fighting hunger, particularly for those facing hunger whose struggles are too often over-looked, disregarded, or discounted. Together, we have made a commitment to shine a spotlight on those issues and populations where larger organizations and the government have yet to turn their focus.

Your support of MAZON’s Spotlight Fund furthers this work, allowing us to fight to end hunger among military families, veterans, Native Americans, single mothers, LGBTQ seniors, the people of Puerto Rico and the territories, and all who struggle. Your gift today strengthens this mission and helps to build a community dedicated to ending hunger for everyone. Join us.

Urge Congress to Address Food Insecurity Among LGBTQ Older Adults

Congress must designate LGBTQ older adults as a population of “Greatest Social Need” to increase funding for LGBTQ-inclusive programs and help target local services to this population. Take action now.

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