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Thousands homeless as search continues for Turkish quake survivors

Residents of hard-hit city on southwestern coast express concern over building safety.

By KRISTINA JOVANOVSKI / THE MEDIA LINE
02/11/2020
Jerusalem homeless

Sexual abuse doubles, homelessness up 70% for youth amid coronavirus - report

Poverty, unemployment and food insecurity, paired with widespread anxiety and fear, have influenced the rise in violence and abuse. Elem participant: "People like us can die from staying at home."

06/10/2020

Construction to restart at Islamic cemetery in Jaffa after court ruling

"The decision by the court proves that the municipality worked and works sensitively and according to the law," said the Tel Aviv Municipality in response to the ruling.

Jewish groups are helping LA's homeless by opening parking lots

Safe Parking LA does most of the work — vetting applicants as well as providing liability insurance, a security guard and the port-a-potty.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
03/07/2020
$167,000 kippah

Houston teen brothers create face masks from kippahs for the homeless

The brothers have so far collected nearly 700 kippahs through donations.

01/05/2020

California to Trump administration: Release funds to fight homelessness

An estimated 130,000 people are homeless in California on any given day, more than any other state.

By REUTERS
06/12/2019

Homeless man who burned down Minnesota synagogue gets ‘intense’ sentence

St. Louis County District Judge Shaun Floerke told Amiot that the probation “will be the most intense monitoring experience of your life,” TwinCities.com reported.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
28/10/2019

New exhibit taps creativity from the street

Tel Aviv’s homeless photography exhibit considered 'strongest yet’ by People of the Streets CEO, Alex Greenhalgh.

By SHANNA FULD
05/09/2019

Tel Aviv’s homeless photography exhibit considered ‘strongest yet’

New exhibit taps creativity from the street

By SHANNA FULD
03/09/2019
Screenshot of the Shatuf Matte project about homeless people in Tel Aviv

Social media project shows Tel Aviv homeless as accepted, but unintegrated

"Many Tel Avivians view homeless people as integrated co-residents who are part of their neighborhoods, but the homeless do not quite feel the same way."

By LIVIA HEINS , ELIZABETH OGANESYAN , MENACHEM HECHT , BAR ILAN UNIVERSITY
09/08/2019
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