Pesach and Food Justice

Many people are using Passover as a chance to think about hunger and food security.

Just this week activists gathered in Jerusalem to protest the government’s failure to provide thousands of children who live below the poverty line with hot school lunches or ensuring ‘food security’ for all its citizens. Click here to read the whole story.

In Los Angeles, many of Hazon’s friends are involved with a Hunger Seder on March 24th. The community seder will take place at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino.

In Denver, Judaism Your Way is hosting an 8th Night Passover Seder celebrating healthy connections to food, Jewish tradition and the earth. This year’s Seder will lift up issues about our relationship to food – abundance and scarcity, sustainability, Jewish identity, and creating community.  They’ll learn about the new Jewish food movement in this country and local innovative educational and community-building programs that explore the intersection of food and Jewish tradition.

Know of something else in your community? Feel free to list it in the comments.

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  1. Gail Wechsler Says:

    St. Louis Hillel is hosting a Child Nutrition Seder on the Washington University Campus Friday night April 2.

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