There’s a special partnership between N Street Village, a DC-area organization that empowers women experiencing poverty and homelessness, and the Jewish community. It’s a story with an unlikely beginning.
Four years after its founding (including a feature on “Shark Tank” and Forbes’ 30 Under 30), Hungry Harvest is rescuing more “ugly” produce and reaching more families than ever.
Founded by a Potomac-raised CESJDS graduate, Emma’s Torch is arming refugees with culinary training and English skills and preparing them for the culinary workforce. The organization recently opened a café in Brooklyn.
Nature provides us with delicious wild bounty—we just have to know where to look. A form of tending the land, foraging is a wonderful way to understand our interdependence and connectedness.
A plant-based diet is good for your health, animals and the environment. Nava shows how you can start by going meatless once a week and involving your children in meal planning and prep.
There is evidence of child labor in cocoa fields in West Africa, with children trafficked and exposed to harsh labor conditions. Passover reminds us that we are obligated to free modern-day slaves.
For well over a decade, Eileen Suffian has been the volunteer leading Hunger Action at the EDCJCC coordinating volunteers who produce and donate about 4,000 servings of food a year.
The Scroll of Esther doesn’t just tell the story of Purim; it also establishes a timeless holiday with customs that are relevant even today and lay the foundation for a more inclusive community.
Since summer 2016, Adas Israel Congregation’s Hesed Cooking Team has gathered volunteers about once a month to prepare meals, which are then frozen and delivered to community members in need.
Freedom Farm Sanctuary, Israel’s first animal sanctuary, rescues animals designated for slaughter and gives them a new home, where visitors can learn to be loving and compassionate toward all creatures.