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Food & Justice

Saving Food, Saving Lives

Saving Food, Saving Lives

Founded in 2010 by a Maryland local, Nourish Now collects surplus fresh food from over 100 food providers, preventing waste, and delivers it to families, shelters, food banks and other organizations.

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Vegan is the New Black

Vegan is the New Black

It’s never been a better time to be a Jewish vegan. Take, for example, Doron Petersan’s new Fare Well in DC, which serves pierogi and a bagel platter with cured carrot “lox.”

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Never Again: Food Insecurity

Never Again: Food Insecurity

For many Holocaust survivors, food is not a source of joy, but of anxiety. A new partnership between JSSA and Nourish Now tackles food waste and ensures that survivors never experience hunger again.

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School Lunch with a Smile

School Lunch with a Smile

A new lunch program at Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax offers healthy options, vegetables from the school garden and composting. And it’s all served with a great, friendly attitude.

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Got Time for Reflection?

Got Time for Reflection?

It’s a custom, not a law, to fuel Shavuot’s all-night Torah study sessions with a dairy extravaganza. This year, think about the animals that give us dairy and Judaism’s thoughts on animal welfare.

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