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Additional High Holiday Hunger Resources

Is This the Fast I Have Chosen? A Snapshot of the Food Insecurity Crisis (2015) 

This infographic provides information on hunger in America. 

Is This the Fast I Desire? The Intersection of Racial Justice and Hunger on Yom Kippur 

Why is the Yom Kippur fast such a widely-observed Jewish tradition? There are many less challenging rituals that are far less practiced. Perhaps we are drawn to this ritual because it makes us feel something unique. For many Jews, Yom Kippur’s demand that we reflect on ourselves also serves as a call to action.

Food Day- Celebrating Food Justice. A Menu of Ideas for the Jewish Holidays 

Why is the Yom Kippur fast such a widely-observed Jewish tradition? There are many less challenging rituals that are far less practiced. Perhaps we are drawn to this ritual because it makes us feel something unique. For many Jews, Yom Kippur’s demand that we reflect on ourselves also serves as a call to action.

Sowing Bread in the Sea: A Psalm for Tashlich

This piece of liturgy was written for Jews For Racial & Economic Justice in New York City. Its themes will be resonant for residents of so many of our cities and towns. It may be used in your congregation's High Holiday services or Tashlich ceremony, or in other gatherings for worship or protest. You may want to use this psalm as part of the service Tashlich for a Just City.