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Entries by Rabbi Steve Gutow from 11/2011

Water on the Omelet -- The Food Stamp Challenge: Day Two

| Posted 11.02.2011 | Impact

Eating on a food stamp budget can feel like a form of imprisonment -- being deprived of the basic freedom of choosing the food one could want means that the normal choices afforded Americans of simply buying on a whim are no longer possible.

Food on My Mind -- All the Time -- the Food Stamp Challenge: Day Six

| Posted 11.03.2011 | Impact

The next two days will be dreadful. I will be tired and bored and hungry, yearning way too much. I could break my oath and grab something, but I will not. I made a promise. I will keep it.

The Food Stamp Challenge: The Challenge Has Been Met -- The Work Begins

| Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact

Eating my first non-food stamp meal yesterday at a New York Indian restauran where the meal itself cost close to $25.00, showed me in high relief what the challenge could not allow.