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Jewish Groups Bringing Sustenance To 'Food Deserts'

05/22/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

"We want to transform the food deserts of Los Angeles into a promised land of access to healthy food," said Elissa Barrett, executive director of the Progressive Jewish Alliance, which helped organize a tour Sunday to showcase the problem. "Food, liberation and sustenance are closely intertwined in Judaism."

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