The fellowship will provide a NIS 12.7 million endowment for personal energy bills and infrastructure.
The annual food-waste report highlights the severe need for a food-rescue program.
Tenufa Bakehila is dedicated to rebuilding the lives of families whose living conditions are reprehensible and unsafe.
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
Since 2018, Israel has been reporting more indictments against home growers and less against dealers.
"The poverty index does not measure poverty, it harms the real poor."
Compared to the year before, some 268,000 new households - around 3% of the population - were pushed into poverty.
It is feared that in 2021 many middle-class families will be reduced to poverty and food aid.
Are our government representatives, people who were democratically elected to serve the public, really blind to the situation?
Alkire was recognized for her exceptional contribution to the understanding of the dynamics and implications of poverty.