Faculty, students, and staff have worked together to present a week of hunger awareness for the AJU student body which will include interactive events, speakers, a film screening, and a World Food Banquet.
The schedule is as follows:
Monday 11/12 - What is Hunger?
Lunch Speaker: Rabbi Aryeh Cohen
Evening Event: Grocery Challenge--Can you buy a meal for $1.50?
Tuesday 11/13 - The Politics of Food
Lunch Speaker: AJWS Coordinator, Alison Lee
Evening Screening of Food Inc. followed by discussion in Auerbach
Wednesday 11/14 - Jewish Imperatives and Justice
Lunch discussion with rabbinical students in Small Berg
Evening event: Make sandwiches for the homeless in Auerbach
Thursday 11/15 - The World Food Banquet
Evening: Hunger Awareness Dinner (sign up today firstname.lastname@example.org)
This project was spearheaded by Hannah Bernstein (LCM 2013) and Kimmie Duenas (LCM/Political Science 2013), with the support of Brittany Domb (LCM 2013), and Professors Miriyam Glazer PHD and Lois Oppenheim PHD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs Ellen Weiss Phelps, PhD, and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs - Residence Life, Jacob Gown, MAED.