Resources and Activities
- Infographic- U.S. FOOD AID, Where your dollar only goes partway!
- Saving Money and Lives: The Human Side of U.S. Food Aid Reform- AJWS and Oxfam America policy brief
- The Time is Now for Food Aid Reform: Five Reasons Why U.S. Policies are Ripe for Reform in the Next Farm Bill- AJWS policy brief
- Terms and Definitions
- Investigating Food Aid: an interactive activity designed to educate teens and adults about ways that U.S. policy can have an unintended negative impact on developing countries
- How Judaism Views Food Aid: a text study to explore the biblical understanding of food aid and think critically about how we can work more effectively to alleviate global hunger
- On1foot.org: an online portal of Jewish social justice texts to help you put together your own resources on global hunger and food aid policy
- A Prayer for People Living in Hunger around the World This original prayer uses verses from the Torah and other Jewish sources to call on the Jewish community to listen to the cries of people living in hunger and to take action. The prayer can be used as part of the traditional Shabbat service or incorporated into kiddush or an educational program.
- Solidarity Plate Activity This discussion-based activity is intended for use at the Shabbat table (at home or in a communal setting). Through readings and discussion questions, participants will explore the impact of U.S. food aid on global hunger and how they can take action to change it for the better.
- Text Study: The Power of Advocacy This text study is designed to facilitate learning and discussion about the role of advocacy in the Torah and in contemporary life. Learning from the stories of Abraham and Moses, participants will examine their own power and responsibility to advocate for more just U.S. food aid policy.