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Comptroller: Govt. Failing to Feed the Hungry

Comptroller: Govt. Failing to Feed the Hungry

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira released a report that slammed the state's nutritional assistance to poor Israelis, calling it insufficient.Moshe Cohen, 07/04/2014 19:26
Jewish Center in Brazil Caters to Community Poor

Jewish Center in Brazil Caters to Community Poor

Chabad opens new center for Ten Yad social services program, to serve over 8,000 poor in one of Brazil's largest cities.Tova Dvorin, 10/12/2013 10:43
Meir Panim Serves Hot Food Seasoned with Kindness

Meir Panim Serves Hot Food Seasoned with Kindness

Restaurant-style soup kitchen in northern Israel provides those in need with nutrition - and dignity.Meir Panim, 21/11/2013 14:25
Colel Chabad Kindness: Packing Food for the Needy

Colel Chabad Kindness: Packing Food for the Needy

Colel Chabad officially opened its new "Pantry Packers" facility in Jerusalem on Friday.Yoni Kempinski, 16/10/2013 04:46
MK in Row with Hareidim Over Cleaning

MK in Row with Hareidim Over Cleaning

MK Dov Lipman criticized after suggesting that yeshiva students, during their break, should help clean the streets as an act of chesed.Arutz Sheva North America, 05/04/2013 23:30
Sometimes, Relief is a Queen Esther Costume

Sometimes, Relief is a Queen Esther Costume

Leading relief organization, Meir Panim, enables Israel’s neediest children to celebrate with joy.Arutz Sheva, 07/02/2013 21:40
Charities Unite to Distribute Thanksgiving Meals

Charities Unite to Distribute Thanksgiving Meals

The UJA-Federation of New York teamed up with Catholic Charities this year to distribute food to the needy in time for Thanksgiving.Rachel Hirshfeld , 22/11/2012 15:52
Vayera: Selfishness is Cruelty

Vayera: Selfishness is Cruelty

The lessons of Sodom easily are transferred to the context of today.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 01/11/2012 09:16
Torah Lights on Sukkot

Torah Lights on Sukkot

Torah from Efrat in Gush Etzion, the Judean Hills.Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, 27/09/2012 17:36
Rosh Hashannah ‘Card’ Saves Families from Hunger

Rosh Hashannah ‘Card’ Saves Families from Hunger

A Rosh Hashannah greeting card from the Meir Panim foundations carries a double meaning – a greeting plus a shopping debit card. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 19/09/2012 13:54
Days of Awe Begin Sunday Evening

Days of Awe Begin Sunday Evening

"Repentance, prayer and charity will avert evil decrees" and bring each of us closer to what G-d intended for man to be. Shana Tova to all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2012 12:32
Jewish Philanthropist Sami Rohr Passes Away at 86

Jewish Philanthropist Sami Rohr Passes Away at 86

Prominent Jewish philanthropist Sami Rohr passed away Sunday in South Florida at the age of 86. Rachel Hirshfeld , 07/08/2012 14:58
Charity Organizations Demand Help

Charity Organizations Demand Help

Charity organizations in Israel gathered for emergency conference, called on the government to help fight food insecurity.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 17/05/2012 07:15
Jews Provide Hunger Relief to Children in India

Jews Provide Hunger Relief to Children in India

Jews from around the world will participate in a hunger relief project aimed to benefit disadvantaged children in India.Rachel Hirshfeld, 07/05/2012 17:54
NY Jewish Community Sets Guinness World Record

NY Jewish Community Sets Guinness World Record

The UJA-Federation of NY set a Guinness World Record making 1,660 sandwiches in one hour to be donated to feed the hungry. Rachel Hirshfeld, 03/05/2012 13:44
Welfare Ministry, NGOs Clash over Passover Aid

Welfare Ministry, NGOs Clash over Passover Aid

The topic of aid for needy families on Passover has become a touchy one, with the Welfare Ministry and food charities trading accusations. Maayana Miskin, 03/04/2012 12:54
What Preserves Israel?

What Preserves Israel?

What or whom should we credit with the preservation of the Jewish state?Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 19/11/2011 22:07
Helping Families Avoid Poverty

Helping Families Avoid Poverty

Paamonim, which helps families attain financial health instead of simply giving them alms, has received the President’s Volunteerism Award.Hillel Fendel, 10/08/2010 18:35
Parshat Re’eh: True Kindness

Parshat Re’eh: True Kindness

The truest form of charity is to provide without discrimination. This means that we leave it to the poor to decide what is important and what is not. Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 05/08/2010 13:19
Non-Profits are Now Transparent

Non-Profits are Now Transparent

For the first time, Israeli non-profit organizations (NPOs) – of which there are some 29,000 – will be nearly 100% “transparent” to the public. Hillel Fendel, 03/08/2010 11:59