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Obama posts Passover message, to host seder

Jewish Telegraphic Agency | April 5, 2012

President Obama posts Passover message prior to second annual Food and Justice Seder, co-hosted by the White House, and organized by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.

Losing Touch With One's Followers

Huffington Post | April 5, 2012

CEO of The Nathan Cummings Foundation asks: “What happens when leaders lose touch with their followers?” American Jews are identified by a recent survey as a significantly liberal community; however, American Jewish leaders are ignoring these issues.

Popular Passover handbook goes to White House Seder table

USA Today | April 5, 2012

 The White House and Department of Agriculture teamed with Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice to sponsor a seder focusing on Food and Justice. A variation to the traditional rituals, they added a tomato to the seder plate “in honor of migrant farm workers everywhere”.    

Social justice group gets new name

J Weekly | April 5, 2012

Merged social justice agencies Progressive Jewish Alliance and Jewish Funds for Justice announce new identity as Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.  

Let All Who Are Hungry Come and Eat: A Food and Justice Seder at USDA

White House Blog | April 5, 2012

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture partnered with Bend the Arc to host second Food and Justice Passover Seder. Theming of the event included “hunger, access to healthy food, sustainable food production, and fair treatment for farm workers.”