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  • Evans and Clarke: The brain trust that educates modern food pantries

    By Tess Cutler

    January 20, 2016 | 11:41 am

    University of Southern California research scientist Susan Evans and professor Peter Clarke have visited more American cities than most people.

    For 20 years, the two have traveled professionally, city by city, visiting food banks and pantries nationwide. “Eventually 160 places in...

  • Rabbis Fail to Bridge Denominational Gulf

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Nearly a year ago, Jack Wertheimer, provost of the Conservative movement's Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and a scholar of demographic trends, put a challenge to a former student.

    Jews around the nation are deeply involved in interfaith initiatives, Wertheimer noted. But they...