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Read the latest updates and learn more about hunger issues through a Reform Jewish perspective.

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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Hunger

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Hunger

This Child Nutrition Reauthorization Day, Join the Reform Movement and Advocate For Child Nutrition Programs
Posted on Tuesday June 23, 2015

With school out for the summer, we must keep in mind how children get food outside of the cafeteria. Today is Child Nutrition Reauthorization National Call In Day, making it an especially timely opportunity to join anti-hunger advocates in supporting child nutrition programs. In July 2013, only three million children ate subsidized summer lunches on […]

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Inaction Boggles the Mind: We Must End Child Hunger
Posted on Friday June 05, 2015

48.8 million Americans—including 16.2 million children— live in households that are food insecure. In particular, food insecurity is especially present in communities of color. Nearly one in four (24%) Latino households are food insecure and over than one in four Latino children (30%) live in food insecure households. In addition, of the top 10 US counties […]

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Counting Towards Economic Justice
Posted on Friday May 22, 2015

Sincethe second day of Passover, Jews have been participating in the ritual of counting the Omer. As we count the Omer, we look forward to the celebration of receiving the Torah at Sinai and the joyous celebrations of harvest and springtime. . In Leviticus (23:15-22), Shavuot is linked with the commandments of pei-ah (leaving crops at […]

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The Sustenance of Education
Posted on Monday May 18, 2015

As Memorial Day approaches, we are also coming closer to Shavuot, or the Festival of Weeks, when we celebrate the giving of the Torah at Sinai. On Shavuot, it is customary to have sweet dairy foods, like cheesecake and blintzes, in honor of the sweetness of milk and honey, akin to the sweetness of celebrating […]

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