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In the midst of the water crisis here in Flint, MI, Shapiro’s Delicatessen of Indianapolis – purveyors of exceptional Jewish foods since 1905 – traveled 300 miles to deliver a “We stand with you” meal to Flint’s Jewish community on the last Shabbat in January.

David Stanley

Most of us go an entire lifetime never feeling real hunger.

By Karen Wallace Lipson

On Wednesday, I am flying home from Washington, D.C., to Boston to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Melanie Fineman

One of the biggest challenges facing new olim (immigrants) in Israel is finding employment. Jobs, especially for non-Hebrew speakers, are few and far between.

Nechama Namal

Just over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial and gave one of the most remembered speeches of all time. In his address, Dr.

Rabbi Erin Boxt
Matzah is eaten on Passover (Pesach)

Carton upon carton of matzah greeted me as I entered the grocery store this morning.

Rabbi Lauren Ben-Shoshan
New York should follow in the footsteps of Washington, Connecticut and Massachusetts, who have raised their minimum wages to $9.04, $8.25 and $8.00 an hour, respectively.
Molly Benoit
Yesterday the Religious Action Center sent a letter to all Members of Congress urging them to protect the poor in any deficit reduction agreement. As the end of year approaches and we near the “fiscal cliff,” Members of Congress are meeting with increasing urgency to create a deal that would reduce the deficit, or produce a framework to do so, before January 1. People of faith across the nation are speaking out on the rapid pace of these negotiations and the potential harm they could cause the programs that help the poorest among us.
Raechel Banks
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