Welfare Ministry

Ukrainian refugees evicted from state-sponsored housing in Israel

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, 15,000 non-Jewish refugees have fled the conflict to Israel, 100 of whom received state-sponsored housing.

Food security initiative to give baby formula to 3,000+ struggling families

The commonly shoplifted item will be provided to those in need as part of the initiative’s next phase.

Arab residents of mixed cities disadvantaged compared to Jews - Comptroller

The first government decision referencing mixed cities was issued last year and included a budget for such cities.


New LGBTQ+ clinic opens in Jerusalem Open House

Jerusalem's new LGBTQ+ clinic is named after Amir Fryszer Guttman who was one of the leading activists who fought for equality for the LGBTQ+ community.

Israel's national roadmap plan for Welfare Ministry presented by Menomadin Foundation

The program, which was devised by senior scholars in the field, is the first of its kind to formulate a comprehensive plan of reform for Israel’s welfare services.

Welfare Ministry, IFCJ allocate $70m. for aid for Israel's needy

Impoverished families, Holocaust survivors, senior citizens and the homeless are just a few of the communities that will find some relief in the joint initiative.

Overcoming bureaucracy to help people with disabilities

Kesher Association calls to allow those with special needs to exercise their rights.


Food rescue: Social, economic, environmental?

No one wants to take responsibility for the issue. The Agriculture Ministry and Rural Development believe that food rescue should be taken care of by the Welfare and Social Affairs ministries.


Three dead, three hospitalized in Holon disabilities home from food poisoning

The tragedy began overnight Saturday, as one resident began to feel bad, lost consciousness and passed away. Two others died on Monday morning.

Three die in special-needs home in Holon, cause unclear

Overnight between Saturday and Sunday, a number of residents began to feel bad and suffer from diarrhea. One woman passed out and died soon after and two others died.

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