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.
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.”
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.
By: Alexander Rappaport Last year France passed a law, requiring companies to donate their surplus food to the poor. It sounds like an amazing idea—but I object to this sort of approach to curbing flood waste from two directions. The first one is that most of the time, logistically it takes more resources to rescue food and share it with the needy, than what it takes to feed a needy person in the first place. Secondly, shouldn't curbing waste be literally just that? Food practices that result in less food waste, rather than seeing the poor as one step before your trash bin.
Alexander Rapaport, Exec. Dir. of Masbia, talks about the Seder held this week for those in need, and feeding Kosher food to the hungry every day of the year. "In the News" with Teisha Bader.
A ‘night of watching’ with the Jewish poor. BY JONATHAN MARK April 5, 2017, 9:11 am Folks say that God must love the Jewish poor; He made so many of us. After all, 1 in 4 Jewish households is poor; 1 in 9 is near-poor; totaling 507,000 in the five boroughs, with an additional 100,000 Jews hardly making ends meet, reports the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.