By Alice Popovici
July 28, 2015
Pantries help Jewish families struggling to pay for more expensive food...
This year, the city increased funding to the Emergency Food Assistance Program by more than 20 percent, said Mark Levine, chairman of the City Council’s Jewish Caucus. He said lawmakers are also working on an initiative that would add kosher and halal meals to the Department of Education’s free breakfast and lunch program available at schools and libraries.