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  • Giving Tuesday: Will it be the latest craze?

    By Ryan Torok

    December 2, 2013 | 4:33 pm

    First came Black Friday, then Small Business Saturday, then Cyber Monday and now – Giving Tuesday. In its second year, Giving Tuesday takes place online on Tuesday, Dec. 3, with Jewish nonprofits, among others, hoping to raise money for their various causes.

    From helping...

  • Faith and Uncertainty

    April 4, 2013 | 5:17 am

    A very senior professor from a very distinguished university sought me out last week, ostensibly to talk about international human rights. His specific interest, he said, was in the relative absence of Jews from the ongoing struggle to advance humanitarian concerns. But the issue...

  • Jews fight for food stamps

    By Ryan Torok

    January 30, 2013 | 4:51 pm

    As many Americans worried about the wide implications of the fiscal cliff debate at the end of last year, Jewish groups concerned about domestic hunger issues fought to protect one issue in particular: food stamp funding. 

    In a way, they won. The New Year’s Eve fiscal cliff deal...

  • Abby Leibman to lead MAZON

    March 1, 2011 | 10:15 am

    Abby Leibman, who has served in a leadership capacity at several nonprofit organizations, has been named president and CEO of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger.

    Leibman, the co-founder and executive director for the past 12 years of the California Women’s Law Center, has an...