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Over 27% of Israelis live in poverty - LATET

Over 27% of Israelis live in poverty and 774,000 children, nearly a third (31%) of all children in Israel, live with food insecurity.

26/12/2021

UN pushes cash handouts to avert mass poverty in Afghanistan

The UN World Food Program has said 22.8 million people are facing acute food insecurity.

By REUTERS
01/12/2021

Emergency aid effort underway for frontline Jewish agencies for newly poor

Jewish federations throughout North America – there are 146 – are reporting similar challenges in their communities.

By STEWART AIN/JTA
21/12/2020
innovation:africa

innovation:africa, Israeli innovations saving lives in Africa

Now solar energy has been brought to 104 African villages, and one million people have access to water.

By ANN GOLDBERG
05/08/2020
An illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the 2019 N

How will COVID-19 impact global poverty?

Boris Mints Institute laureate Professor Sabina Alkire presents the latest research on global poverty.

one of the Pitchon Lev's, a poverty assistance organization, help centers.

Elderly, child poverty increased in 2018, national report finds

NGOs combating poverty express concern with increasing poverty for elderly, although rate of overall poverty remained the same in 2018 over 2017 figures.

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2 Jewish groups say new food stamp rules will ‘devastate’ the needy

“The new SNAP rules announced yesterday by the Federal government will devastate low-income New Yorkers by denying them critical food benefits they rely on to feed their families."

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
11/12/2019
Sydney

Nearly 20% of Australian Jews living in poverty

Yet five of the ten richest Australians are Jews.

Poverty Israel

‘More than one-quarter of Israelis poor or nearly poor’ - Report

While Israel's technological and scientific breakthroughs are impressive, it is still has the highest rate of poverty of any OECD country, according to a National Insurance Institute report.

14/03/2019
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