Previous Reports on Feeding the Needy for Rosh Hashanah at Masbia Soup Kitchen Network

Post on: August 14, 2018

See news clips and articles on Masbia staff and volunteers feeding the needy for Rosh Hashanah for over a decade. The news stories and videos are listed in chronological order. 

Masbia’s first Rosh Hashanah was held in 2007 at the original Boro Park location on Youtube.

Before Rosh Hashanah 2011, Masbia of Flatbush held a special distribution for single mothers. It included goodie packages with personal Shana Tova cards written by students from Ramaz School. It was featured on CBS New York and reported by Cindy Hsu on helping the needy for the High Holidays.

News 12 Brooklyn reports twice on Rosh Hashanah at Masbia. Read the articles here and here (videos missing from archive).

The Times Ledger reports twice on Masbia of Rego Park’s pantry distribution for Rosh Hashanah in 2014.

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (D-Manhattan) came to Rego Park Tuesday evening to tour a Masbia Soup Kitchen, which provided more than 500 families with food packages the day before Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year. Continue reading.

More than 500 families lined up to receive kosher food packages from the Masbia Soup Kitchen in Rego Park Tuesday in anticipation of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year. Continue reading.

In 2015, the first Tzimmes recipe booklet was published to raise funds to feed the needy at Masbia. It’s debut was held at Union Square where some of the featured chefs cooked tzimmes as reported by NY Daily News. See photos of who was there here.

‘Tis the season for tzimmes.

Tzimmes, a traditional hearty carrot stew known for its multiple variations, was an instant hit at the Union Square Farmers Market on Labor Day — when Masbia Soup Kitchen served the adaptable dish in preparation for Rosh Hashana. Continue reading.

Levana Kirschenbaum and Jordana Hirschel cook Tzimmes for Rosh Hashanah at Union Square in the tent of Norwich Meadows Farm which was featured on Fox 5 news.

An updated Tzimmes Recipe booklet featuring 50 different recipes from the top kosher foodies was featured in the NY Daily News in 2017. See photos of the event here

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.

Alexander Rapaport, executive director of Masbia soup kitchen, asked celebrity chefs to share their recipes for tzimmes, a carrot cuisine made with honey. Continue Reading.

This year, more than ever, people need your help. Read why here. Help Masbia feed the needy for Rosh Hashanah 2018. Click here.