Matzav: Dagim, Led by Stefansky Family, Donates Thousands Of Pounds Of Seafood To The Hungry At Masbia During Nine Days

July 28, 2014Today marks the beginning of the Nine Days. Thanks to the generosity of Dagim-fish, NYC’s only kosher soup-kitchen network, Masbia, will be able to remain open to serve 500 dinners every day, offering an alternative menu of fish.
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JP Updates: Masbia Soup Kitchen Says Dagim Contribution Made Alternative ’9 Days’ Menu Possible

July 28, 2014 By Jacob KornbluhMasbia Kitchen continues to surprise with its serving the needy. On Monday, on the beginning of the “Nine Days,” a time of mourning in the Jewish community, NYC’s only Kosher open-for-all soup-kitchen network, announced it will remain open to serve 500 dinners every day despite the restriction of serving meat and poultry. Instead, the menu will consist of a variety of fish dishes.
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News 12 Brooklyn: Jewish tradition `9 Days of Mourning` begins.

July 28, 2014By Ali Wold    
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Brooklyn News Corp: Masbia Soup Kitchen Network Receives $5,000 MassMutual Grant

July 17, 2014 Masbia, a network of soup kitchen and food pantries that provide kosher meals to New Yorkers in need, has received $5,000 grant from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) as part of MassMutual’s national Community Service Award (CSA) program. Masbia is one of only sixteen organizations nationally to receive an award. MassMutual made the grant on behalf of the volunteer efforts of Menashe Silber, a MassMutual agent with MassMutual in Brooklyn.
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Birds Nest Foundation: Masbia Soup Kitchen: Serving Community with Dignity

June 30, 2014 By Petra Halbur There’s a soup kitchen network in New York City founded on the principle that fresh, healthy food served with dignity is a right, not a luxury.At Masbia, a kosher soup kitchen with three locations across New York City, volunteers serve hot, nutritious meals to those in need in a restaurant-styled environment. masbia
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The Jewish Daily Forward: Three Months After the Farm Bill, Where`s the Kosher Food

April 30, 2014 By Hody Nemes Buried deep in the Farm Bill are provisions to increase the amount of kosher and halal food the government sends to soup kitchens and food banks. But three months after the bill’s passage, kosher and halal-friendly food agencies are still waiting see whether the USDA’s new program will be effective.
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April 27, 2014By Beats for Change  Welcome good people to Beats for Change show 25 with a social dedication to the “Masbia Soup Kitchen” out of NYC. Also Lu-Chi’sz all the way from Holland drops a soulful guest mix.      
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Repair the World: Repair Inspiration - Masbia Soup Kitchen

April 27, 2014By Leah Koenig Since 2005, Masbia – a soup kitchen in Brooklyn – has been providing hot, nutritious, kosher meals for Jewish families in need and the broader community. In the last year alone, they provide d more than 800,000 meals, engaging hundreds of regular and one-time volunteers along the way. Recently, Masbia got some much deserved love from NationSwell. They write: “Dignified surroundings, and healthy, comforting meals, raise Masbia above the standard, a welcome reminder that seeking help with food doesn’t have to be a gloomy affair.” Check out their video, and meet their awesome chef, below, then read the whole article over at Nation Swell.
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News 12 Brooklyn: Masbia soup kitchen, volunteers prepare meals for Passover

April 10, 2014 By Dana Arschin  
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JP Updates: Masbia Kitchen Network Distributes 2,500 Passover Packages To Over 2000 Families

April 9, 2014 By Jacob Kornbluh Preparations to help the many families in need put food on their sedar table on Passover – the Feast of Unleavened Bread – took a rapid turn as the holiday approaches, with Masbia Soup Kitchen Network packaging 2,500 packages for distribution at three citywide locations.      
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