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Goldstein on Gelt: Is the Solution to Child Poverty to Give Away Money?

Why do some people prefer to bet in a casino, where the odds are stacked in favor of the house, rather than putting their money into the stock market, where chances of making a profit are much higher?

Gaza – A Port is No Panacea for Poverty

Hamas are not burrowing tunnels because Gaza has no port. They are burrowing them despite the fact it does not have one.

1.7M Israeli Families Living Below Poverty Line

Israeli children and families paid the price in 2014, literally, of defense from Arab terrorism.

Number of Holocaust Survivors Declines to 189,000

There are 189,000 survivors of the Holocaust still living, but an average of 40 die every day, the Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust...

Government Issues Annual Misleading Report on Poverty

The National Insurance Institute (NII) (Bituach Leumi) has released its annual report on poverty that once is based on a statistical method that guarantees...

Glatt Kosher Company Donates $10,000 in Hotdogs to Soup Kitchen

Glatt kosher hotdog manufacturer Abeles & Heymann is donating $10,000 in hotdogs to the Masbia soup kitchen.

Netanyahu, Lapid, Punish Families with Children and Bennett is Silent

"Only the wealthy won't feel Binyamin Netanyahu and Yair Lapid's latest budget cut."

Lapid Tells Haredim ‘Go Work’ as Child Subsidy Cuts Go into Effect

Israel's social security administration objected to these cuts, arguing that they expect them to send some 35 thousand new children below the poverty line.

Met Council Taps NY Finance Chief Frankel to Replace Rapfogel

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is bringing in New York City’s finance chief, David Frankel, to succeed the fired William Rapfogel as executive...

Head of Met Council Steps Down, Apologizes for Mistakes

“I pray that my family and friends and all who care about Met Council can find it in their heart to forgive me for my actions."

How to Give

These stories all have to do with the mitzvah of tzedakah whose source is in this week’s parshah.

One in Five NY Jews Live in Poverty

A new report shows that 20 percent of Jewish households in the New York metropolitan area are poor, a figure only marginally lower than...

Peres and Pope to Team up for Peace Process Resurrection

Peres, the pope and the word “peace’" are virtually interchangeable. All three of them get together next week to try to resurrect the peace process. And don’t forget Kerry is a Catholic more or less.

Solving One Problem, Sort of…

I personally see no problem with what Satmar did. They lobbied for the land and they got it. Black and Latino leaders could have done the same.

Daoud, Is this Yours?

If this is how the poor Palestinians are living, I can only wish some day God grants me such poverty.

An Existential Analysis

If we are going to survive as a Jewish people, we must revise the system.

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