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How is Israel working to fight food insecurity - opinion

Jewish tradition actually forbids food waste, with the commandment of bal tashchit (not to destroy or waste) being an important religious and environmental ethic.

By JODIE COHEN
16/03/2022

Sandwiches: Simple solutions to complex problems - opinion

Some plans to reverse childhood poverty and social alienation are complex and require ambitious networks and strategies. Sometimes, it's just giving a kid a sandwich.

By ROTEM YOSEF-GILADI
17/02/2022

Could price hikes and cost of living turn Israel against Bennett?

POLITICAL AFFAIRS: Eleven years after the July 2011 socioeconomic protests, disgruntled consumers are headed back to the streets.

03/02/2022

How should Israel solve its poverty problem?

Jews, Arabs and Christians alike suffer from a high degree of poverty – a phenomenon that has only grown in recent years.

By MEIR LAYOSH
29/01/2022

Israeli representative initiates women's UN leadership network

The Israeli ambassador to the UN Agencies in Rome initiated an event with 40 other women UN leaders to encourage women to strive for key positions and develop women's leadership.

The Great American Deli Schlep aims to raise awareness about hunger

Meet the man behind the Great American Deli Schlep: a 75-day trek across the US, stopping at 41 Jewish delis to raise awareness about hunger and food insecurity.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
10/06/2021
David Hertz

David Hertz, world leader in using food for social change, talks Judaism

“I struggled a lot to accept the Jewishness inside of me,” Hertz said. “I always thought that I lived a deep-rooted prejudice for being gay.”

By MARCUS M. GILBAN / JTA
02/06/2021

Israelis protest for release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

"All the symptoms that he had before, they remain the same. Numbness in the arms and legs, back pain - they aren't going away... The situation is only getting worse," Alexei Liptser told Reuters.

Houthi troops ride on the back of a police patrol truck after participating in a Houthi gathering in

US to revoke terrorist designation of Yemen's Houthis due to famine

The United Nations describes Yemen as the world's biggest humanitarian crisis, with 80% of its people in need.

By REUTERS
06/02/2021
A family have breakfast outside their home at a Jewish community in Sanaa, Yemen

Central Bank split piles on Yemenis’ problems

Civil war leads to crash in value of money sent back home that many families depend on to survive

By MOHAMMED SAYERS / THE MEDIA LINE
27/11/2020
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