israel poverty

IFCJ provides 26,500 families with heating this winter

The fellowship will provide a NIS 12.7 million endowment for personal energy bills and infrastructure.

  A Leket employee delivers food to the eldery

Average household said to throw out NIS 615 worth of food each month

The annual food-waste report highlights the severe need for a food-rescue program.

Tenufa Bakehila 'sparks light' in darkened homes

Tenufa Bakehila is dedicated to rebuilding the lives of families whose living conditions are reprehensible and unsafe.

By ELISHEVA WADLER
27/11/2021

Israel's stigma: A country of prosperity suffers from poverty -opinion

It is hard to fathom how in a country that boasts about its technological advancements, economic prosperity and military prowess, 23% of its population lives under poverty line

Fines for cannabis use skyrocket amid COVID pandemic - report

Since 2018, Israel has been reporting more indictments against home growers and less against dealers.

A PASSERBY stops to console a poor woman in Jerusalem in 2015.

Is it true that a third of Israel's children are poor?

"The poverty index does not measure poverty, it harms the real poor."

By AMIAD COHEN
22/02/2021
A beggar sits and asks for money amid the coronavirus crisis, Jerusalem, 2020

Thousands of Israelis pushed into poverty amid COVID-19 pandemic - report

Compared to the year before, some 268,000 new households - around 3% of the population - were pushed into poverty.

A man searches through trash in the city center of Jerusalem, June 02 2020.

Two million Israelis lose income during COVID-19, fear poverty

It is feared that in 2021 many middle-class families will be reduced to poverty and food aid.

A Leket Israel volunteer delivers food to a housebound woman.

No nonsense – hunger is a real issue in Israel

Are our government representatives, people who were democratically elected to serve the public, really blind to the situation?

By GIDI KROCH
08/07/2020
PROF. SABINA ALKIRE, director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative at Oxford Unive

Sabina Alkire and the Boris Mints Institute Prize

Alkire was recognized for her exceptional contribution to the understanding of the dynamics and implications of poverty.

27/05/2020
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