Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Project Chicken Soup

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Observing Tu B’Shevat through fruit trees and food justice

    January 24, 2013 | 10:29 am

    Across the globe this month Jewish communities are celebrating the holiday of Tu B’Shevat.  Many choose to commemorate the “New Year of The Trees” by planting pine trees in Israel.  Tu B’Shevat is a day that deals directly with the social inequality of our food system.  It’s a...

  • Holiday help, Jewish Federation style

    December 12, 2012 | 1:51 pm

    Traditionally, the holiday season is a time to think about others. This year, several events focused on the continuing need to address social issues, especially feeding the hungry and appreciating veterans.

    Imagine a coordinated effort among food distributor executives blanketing...

  • A feast for Mollie Pier

    November 29, 2012 | 2:42 pm

    In 1989, Mollie Pier co-founded Project Chicken Soup (PCS), a nonprofit organization that makes and delivers free kosher food to Angelenos living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses. Today, at 92, she still volunteers, spending eight hours a month in the kitchen and...

  • Cooking for AIDS patients Is chicken soup for grieving mom’s soul

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 5, 2012 | 5:34 pm

    Several days before Mollie Pier’s son, Nathaniel, died of complications from AIDS, she joined together with his doctors, Nathaniel and his longtime partner, Michael, as the couple exchanged rings and vows in his hospital room.

    After Nathaniel died on Dec. 27, 1989, Pier stepped up...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Economic turmoil puts pressure on Jewish community

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    July 24, 2008 | 2:07 am

    The food pantry would not open for another 40 minutes, but already about a dozen people were waiting in the parking lot, many holding umbrellas to shield themselves from the blistering San Fernando Valley sun. Before day's end, more than 100 people, Jews and non-Jews alike, many...
  • Project Chicken Soup brings comfort by the bowl

    By Rachel Heller

    June 5, 2008 | 2:36 pm

    The food is superb! You can taste the love and care.

    I want to thank you for providing me with a beacon for my faith in good people.

    I do so love the joy, peace and happiness your organization brings to my life. Thank you.

    The notes are short, direct and never signed. They come from...

  • The last Danssa, Conejo eruv fiasco blamed on Jews

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Cafe Danssa

    The article written by Karla Blume about her family business was poignant, warm, loving ("Silence Replaces Music at Folk Dancing Mecca," Feb. 2). I wish I could have visited Cafe Danssa. Although I am a ballroom dancer, I mourn the loss of any dance venue.

    Liz
    via...

  • Letters

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The Wrong Time

    In the middle of last Wednesday's Yom HaShoah commemoration at Pan Pacific Park, politics intruded in a place where they don't belong ("Rites Mark Shoah Camp Liberators," May 13). Mayor Jim Hahn had just finished, giving a respectful and scheduled speech to the...

  • It’s a Full Plate in Nourishing the Sick

    By Phil Shuman

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Bob S. insists that his mother back in Virginia made the best chicken soup ever, but he's willing to admit the homemade version delivered to his Van Nuys apartment is a close second.

    The delivery is part of the mission of Project Chicken Soup, an all-volunteer group that cooks,...

  • Chicken Soup and a Mother’s Journey

    By Ellie Kahn

    April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When I'm 79, I want to be Mollie Pier.

    With a name like that, she could have been a torch singer or silent film actress, but she's not at all famous -- except to the people who appreciate and adore her.

    What I love about Mollie is her vibrant, warm personality and her seemingly...