Posts Tagged ‘food insecurity’

Carly Sugar’s sukkah at her home in Rosedale Park on the northwest side of Detroit. The home is a collective of artists and makers called the Glastonbury Collective.

Reclaiming Sukkot

Finding new meaning in ancient tradition. As the moon waxes into fullness and the growing season reaches its end, we celebrate Sukkot. This holiday takes us out of this modern time, with its comforts and complexities, through rituals that seem downright witchy, if not counter-cultural. We are called to build a sukkah — a temporary…

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Rabbi Ariana Silverman speaks at the June 21 event about the Farm Bill.

Hungry For Justice

Rob Streit JN Intern Faith leaders meet to voice support for SNAP benefits. People have a right to eat. That was what an interfaith group of spiritual leaders who met at Greater Baptist Church in Detroit on June 14 said, as they called on Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., to support SNAP benefits in the Farm…

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Feeding Those In Need

Rob Streit JN Intern West Bloomfield boy raises nearly $20,000 for Forgotten Harvest. Most bar and bat mitzvah youth are rewarded after a long journey of study with a large celebration. Lavish dinners, banquet halls filled with friends, family and well-wishers are the norm. Guests typically choose to show their affection for the bar or…

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