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Welcome to A Mitzvah to Eat.


A Mitzvah to Eat is a pluralistic support network and online resource hub for Jews who need accommodations for Jewish ritual practices due to health conditions, disabilities, trauma, and more. 

Whether you need to eat on Yom Kippur, you aren't able to light Chanukah candles, or there's some other mitzvah or Jewish custom for which you use an accommodation - you aren't alone.


Learn more on our About page and Resources page.

What are some sources of the imperative for life to take precedence over practicing mitzvot?

Learn ancient and more modern sources here.

Read highlights of our work over the past two years and donate to help us continue to make an impact.

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As a Jew who needs accommodations for some mitzvot and yearns to have a deep relationship with mitzvot, A Mitzvah To Eat is a bracha (blessing)"... Rabbi Lauren Tuchman

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