MAZON Opens the Doors of The Hunger Museum

March 15, 2023

This piece originally appeared in The Washington Diplomat on March 15, 2023.

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger on March 9 opened the doors of The Hunger Museum, an unprecedented exploration into the social and political history of hunger and food insecurity—how the United States almost ended hunger, and how we can work together to do it again.

The museum is now open at, is freely accessible to anyone with an internet connection, The Hunger Museum utilizes groundbreaking technology to deliver a powerfully heightened virtual experience in an ultra-modern museum space designed by architects and curated by historians.

Nearly three years in the making, MAZON’s Hunger Museum is symbolically located in the shadow of the Washington Monument between the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and the US Department of Agriculture. Click here to watch a short video about the museum.