Tag archive for ‘Poverty’
Martin Danenberg On Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Extra Extra: Read All About the Police and the MS-13

Not enough has been discussed by the community that has experienced many tragedies. Even mother and daughter have been killed at the same spot in Brentwood. I was going to reach out to Evelyn Rodriguez just More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

80 Percent Of Israelis Living In Poverty Believe Their Children Will Too, Study

  A new study on Israel’s poorest citizens reveals a growing sense of anxiety, anger, and despair. A vast majority of impoverished Israelis feel increasingly disconnected from state institutions and society More...

Omri Efraim On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Survey shows one in five Israelis suffer from food insecurity

One in five Israeli citizens suffers from food insecurity as a result of economic difficulties, according to the results of a survey conducted by ‘Latet, ‘ (To Give). Other data accumulated by More...

Omri Efraim On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Third of Holocaust survivors in Israel live below the poverty line

Lea Karsik, a Holocaust survivor who escaped the horrors of war with her mother, hasn’t got enough money to buy meat. Shmuel Shteiner, whose father was murdered in Auschwitz, said that last winter he More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Poverty linked to childhood depression, changes in brain connectivity

Children raised in poor circumstances are likely to have altered brain connectivity, says a new study. Such kids tend to have poorer cognitive and educational outcomes and are also at a higher risk for psychiatric More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Where Is Pensioner Poverty The Most Prevalent?

Across OECD countries, 12.6 percent of people aged 65 and over are living in relative income poverty according to a new report. That term is defined as an income below half the national median equivalised More...

Courtesy On Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Poverty can end in 15 years: World Bank

President John Dramani Mahama and the President of the World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim have jointly launched a report dubbed “Poverty in a Rising Africa” at Mantse Agbonaa in Accra. It also More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

2015 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Angus Deaton: Weak States, Poor Countries

 In Scotland, I was brought up to think of policemen as allies and to ask one for help when I needed it. Imagine my surprise when, as a 19-year-old on my first visit to the United States, I was met by More...

News On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

776, 500 Israeli children live in poverty

The report indicated that 1, 709, 300 of Israel’s citizens live below the poverty line. Israel’s poverty levels were among the highest in the developed world. Among others, the statistics refer More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

WeShelter App Helps New Yorkers Help the Homeless

– – The new app called WeShelter combines new tech with charity. It lets New Yorkers help the homeless. If you are walking down a busy Manhattan street and see someone homeless, you can help just More...

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