Brooklyn—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.
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.
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.
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.
Alexander Rappaport is not your typical Orthodox Jew in Chasidic dress. He is articulate and very much tuned into the needs of the community. So it is no wonder that during these high holy days, he is busy providing thousands of kosher meals to the poor through Masbia, a network of soup kitchens he founded. A savvy user of the Internet he is known for raising significant sums of money through on-line fundraising campaign. A visit to one of his soup kitchens shows just how much he is concerned that the poor are served with dignity and respect.
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.
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.