Masbia in the Media 2017: 7 Events on TV, 2x In NY Times, Dozens of Online Stories

Masbia_Executive_Director_Speaking_With_News12.jpgAt Masbia, we work hard to make our donors and partners proud. Here are the highlights of Masbia features in the news from 2017. Masbia had seven events that were on TV. The West Side Institutional Synagogue held a vegetable chopping volunteer day that was featured on CBS affiliate WLNY and all day live on NY1News 12 featured Masbia standing with Yemenite neighbors. Our first Passover Seder at Masbia Boro Park was featured in CBS2Fox 5 and, JBS. The Bat Mitzvah bake-sale and the meals at the 24 hour Sukkah were featured. Boro Park fire relief was mentioned on News 12 (no link available). Last week, we were featured again on News 12. Colombia University journalism students created an online video featuring one client (It's worth the watch). The New York Times mentioned us twice; once for partnering with the Helmsley Foundation with their Plentiful App for client intake and once about Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief. In online publications, there was a first-person feature of Executive Director Alexander Rapaport preparing for Masbia_Chef_with_News_12.jpgShabbos as told through his point of view and his byline was also in a print edition of Joy of Kosher Magazine about food waste. Free Seders were in the Jewish Week. Banner Smoked Fish made a large donation for the Nine Days. On Table for Two with Naomi Nachman, we talked up Chop Hunger and the Tzimmes booklet. The booklet publication was also in the NY Daily News. Our partnership with the Herzog family for Sukkos was in the Hamodia and Our Puerto Relief was first mentioned on VIN News, reported on Kosher Today, and turned into a partnership with David Greenfield's office. This is how it appeared in the Jewish Press and in many other Jewish publications. The donation of KJ Poultry also made it into many online publications. Here is the press release

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