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The face of hunger in Israel

By providing families with hot meals and prepaid shopping cards before Jewish holidays, Meir Panim is a charity that is crucial to the survival...

Watch: 14-year-old boy held in isolation by parents rescued by police

The Israel Police rescued a 14-year-old boy suspected of being held in isolation his whole life by his parents. According to initial investigations, the...

Israel’s State Comptroller published troubling report regarding country’s Holocaust survivors

Israel’s State Comptroller published a report regarding the country’s assistance to Holocaust survivors. The data is worrying and shows a non-utilization of funds amounting...

Israel’s poor await government’s shortfall for holiday

Yad Ezra V’ Shulamit is asking for your help to ensure that everyone in Israel will be able to celebrate the Passover holiday free...

Meir Panim’s Passover operations kick into overdrive

Israel’s premier food and social services organization Meir Panim is preparing for the upcoming Passover holiday. Meir Panim helps thousands of Israeli families during...

New policy: No electricity cut-offs for families in need, holocaust survivors

The Israeli Electricity Authority announced a change of policy- it will stop cut-offs for families in need, the elderly and holocaust survivors. In addition,...

The hero of Israel’s impoverished citizens

Rabbi Aryeh Lurie, the founder of Yad Ezra V’Shulamit, speaks out about what it is like to grow up in poverty within the State...

How Many People Can One Person Feed?

Yad Ezra V’Shulamit is hard at work trying to make sure that no family goes hungry in Israel. The founder and director of the...

Israel’s National Insurance Institute report discovers rise in number of poor families

Israel’s National Insurance Institute data from 2015 uncovers a mixed trend. The number of impoverished individuals has declined including children, ultra-Orthodox and senior citizens....