"Jewish peoplehood: A view from Mumbai", by Jacob Sztokman and Elana Sztokman, Peoplehood Papers 13, Spring 2014, a publication of the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education
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Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz of Uri L'Zedek, in his new book Jewish Ethics and Social Justice offers a comprehensive look at issues of social justice from a Jewish perspective
Dr. Elana Sztokman, in "Strangers and Kindness in Jewish Culture", writes about the tension in the Jewish community between helping Jews ("aniye ircha") and helping non-Jews
Large collection of educational resources on hunger from the people at Mazon.
Dvar Tzedek, a project of AWJS, offers a series of commentaries on the Torah portion using the lens of social justice.
Social justice bibliography, a list of interesting books and articles collected by the folks at Repair the World.
Social justice panel at JESNA, exploring the question of how to educate for social justice in Jewish schools and educational environments
Perspectives on social justice around the Jewish holidays and other Jewish themes using Torah texts from the people at Avodah.
Collection of educational resources on mutual responsibility, from Areyvut
Global Poverty and Hunger
925 million people do not have enough to eat, this and more facts about food insecurity from the Pulitzer Center
Nearly 50,000 people die everyday from hunger -- more info from Hearts and Minds End Poverty campaign.
One out of every seven people on the planet is hungry -- from the 2012 World Hunger and Povery report
Over half the world -- 3 billion people -- live on less than $2.50 a day, from Poverty Facts and Stats
Some 98% of the world's poor live in underdeveloped countries -- more information from The Hunger Project
Topics effecting the aid community and online debates that ensue. Good Intentions-Aid Debates
Some one million people live in the Dharavi slums in Mumbai, Asia's biggest slum, from The Economist
50,000 people live per square kilometer in Mumbai, from The Guardian
Over one million people in India do not have running water, from Charity water
The number of Indians living in slums will triple within 25 years without intervention, according to South Indian Analysis
Two million children die each year in India from malnutrition, according to CNN
The connection between child labour and poverty in India, an article by G.T. Leiten
For more information, or to find out how Gabriel Project Mumbai tackles important issues of social justice and global hunger, contact us today.