The Jewish Voice: Universal Twists on Challah Bakes

Written by Cindy Grosz Created November 01, 2017 Women of all ages and religious affiliations around the world are gathering in shuls, schools and venues large and small for annual Challah Bakes during the last days of October and beginning month of November.
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Masbia Features about Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Here are excerpts from various news outlets about Masbia's Hurricane Maria Relief for Puerto Rico efforts.
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Jewish Press: Greenfield Coordinates With Masbia And Bronx BP On Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

By: Jewish Press Staff 6 Heshvan 5778 – October 25, 2017 Councilman David Greenfield  New York City Councilman David Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) has raised over $75,000 worth of donations for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico since announcing his collaboration with Masbia Soup Kitchen Network and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on the project earlier this month.
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The Yeshiva World: Greenfield And Masbia Raise Over $75,000 For Hurricane Relief From Jewish Community

Councilman David G. Greenfield has raised over $75,000 worth of donations for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico since announcing his collaboration with Masbia Soup Kitchen Network and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on the project three weeks ago. 
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News 12: Soup kitchen open to celebrate Jewish holiday

Posted: Oct 04, 2017 7:05 PM EDT; Updated: Oct 04, 2017 9:08 PM EDT  BOROUGH PARK - A Brooklyn soup kitchen will be open throughout the week to help those in need celebrate the Jewish holiday Sukkot.
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Hamodia: Masbia to Operate in Cong. Shomrei Shabbos’ Sukkah

By Isser Berg Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5:46 pm | י"ב תשרי תשע"ח BORO PARK - The Masbia soup kitchen in Boro Park will operate this Yom Tov in the sukkah of Congregation Shomrei Shabbos, with food provided by the Herzog family. There is no space for building a sukkah at Masbia’s new Boro Park soup kitchen, located at 5402 New Utrecht Avenue, just one block from Shomrei Shabbos at 13th Ave. and 53rd Street. Masbia Executive Director Alexander Rapaport asked Shomrei Shabbos if the soup kitchen can use its sukkah; the shul readily agreed, noting that its communal sukkah is open to the public.
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VIN News: BP Residents Urged To Join Monday Evening Campaign To Help Puerto Rican Hurricane Victims

By Sandy Eller Published on: September 25, 2017 02:48 PM Brooklyn, NY - A call to arms by Mayor Bill de Blasio who has asked New Yorkers citywide to come to the aid of Puerto Rican hurricane victims has been taken up by Borough Park’s Jewish community, with a request to bring emergency supplies to a nearby fire station on Monday evening.
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NY Daily News: Brooklyn food pantry dishing out celebrities’ recipes for tzimmes in Rosh Hashanah fund-raiser cookbook

By: Reuvan Blau The old-school culinary delight is typically served on Rosh Hashanah, starting Wednesday night, as a symbol for a sweet new year. People who contribute to Masbia will get a copy of the booklet, Rapaport said. (MASBIA)   A Brooklyn-based food pantry hopes a new cookbook with 50 ways to make a traditional Rosh Hashanah carrot dish generates some green for those in need.
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Forward: How To Help Chop Hunger

September 11, 2017 By Liza Schoenfein Courtesy Of Masbia Soup Kitchen Network; Chopping Hunger: The Competitors And The Judges.   Two Years Ago I Had The Pleasure Of Judging The Chop Hunger Cooking Competition, An Annual Event That Raises Money For The Masbia Soup Kitchen Network. The Culinary Contest Is Great Fun, Complete With Celebrity Chefs And Mystery Ingredients A La The Food Network’s Popular Cooking Show “Chopped.”
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Medium: The Hidden Hungry

By Erin Riglin and Wendy Rhodes One charity’s quest to fill the stomachs of New York City’s growing food-insecure population.   A.B. Grinspan serves a kosher meal at Masbia’s Brooklyn soup kitchen. (Erin Riglin/Columbia News)  Coney never saw it coming. He has master’s degrees in computer science and mathematics. He enjoyed a lucrative career in information technology for four decades. But as the years passed, the digital age outpaced him.
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