Feb 22: Fighting food insecurity: The farm bill and SNAP

On February 22nd 2024, MAZON and our friends at the Hamilton Project of the Brookings Institution hosted a virtual briefing with leaders and experts...

June 11: Shavuot Hunger Museum Tour

This year, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, is proud to offer an opportunity of learning for your congregation for Shabout – a guided tour of our...

Nov 9: Hunger and Food Access Panel: MAZON, Food Rescue US, JFSLA

Join this panel discussion to learn from representatives of Repair the World, MAZON, Food Rescue US, and Jewish Family Services LA as they discuss the...

May 25: Tour The Hunger Museum™

Book your guided tour of The Hunger Museum.

November 2: The Hunger Museum™ – November Public Tour

Please join MAZON on November 2nd for a virtual guided tour exploring The Hunger Museum™.

The Comfiest Seat at the Gala — A Sneak Peek at MAZON’s Virtual Museum

In 2022, guests joined us from the comfiest seat in the house for a virtual gala and a preview of MAZON’s new virtual museum. 

When Women Lead: Women’s Voices at the Intersection of Hunger and Feminism

This virtual discussion between Abby J. Leibman, MAZON’s President & CEO, and Kathy Spillar, Executive Director of the Feminist Majority Foundation...

Correcting a Legacy of Inequity: Addressing Food Insecurity in Puerto Rico

This virtual conversation about food insecurity in Puerto Rico featured policy experts Josh Protas, MAZON’s Vice President of Public Policy, Lillian...

Revitalization from Destruction: The Movement to Protect Indigenous Food Systems

This virtual event explored the destruction of food systems as a colonial tool of genocide, and how colonial legacies impose continuing barriers for...


For information about planning or attending an event with The Hunger Museum, please Liz Braun-Lilenfeld, Deputy Director of Outreach, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Phone: (424) 208-7227

Media & Press

For media requests, please contact Liza Lieberman, Director of Communications, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Phone: (202) 888-6449

Your voice matters

A Wishing Tree to End Hunger

The Wishing Tree is a collaborative project between Yoko Ono and the audience that engages with it. The Wishing Tree is an open letter to individuals, inviting them to write down their wishes on small tags of paper before attaching them to a live tree.

What is your wish for those around the world who suffer from hunger?

At the Museum
Explore our galleries, exhibits and venues.
Hunger in the Industrial City
Glaring inequities prompt new public attention to the plight of the poor and new social and political debates about hunger.
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America in Crisis and Recovery
A “New Deal for America” becomes the first significant federal investment in addressing hunger in American society.
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WWII and the Paradoxes of the Postwar Era
Feeding Americans was an integral part of national defense during WWII — but hunger continued to be real problem for millions of Americans.
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The Fight for the Right to Food
The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s fundamentally changed the ways Americans understood the causes and consequences of hunger.
The Unmaking of the Great Society
Reagan and Clinton’s efforts to “reform” America’s safety net increased the number of people struggling with hunger, fostering the belief that charity and corporate donations could tackle hunger better than a broad-based government response.
How It Is — And How It Should Be
New crises of climate, economics, and health made it clear that neither personal responsibility nor charity could meet the needs of an entire population.