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Lakewood rabbis: There's no such thing as justified theft

Lakewood rabbis: There's no such thing as justified theft

Haredi rabbis say taking Medicaid without meeting criteria is same as stealing from neighbors, pledge to implement prevention education.JTA, 30/06/2017 07:50
Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Police arrest 3 more couples in welfare fraud investigation of Orthodox New Jersey community.JTA, 29/06/2017 07:52
Teenager to be returned to his parents

Teenager to be returned to his parents

Investigation shows no abuse, authorities agree to return teen to his parents - as long as they clean their house.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2017 13:33
Passerby finds one-year-old walking alone at night

Passerby finds one-year-old walking alone at night

Passerby finds 18-month-old walking barefoot in Jerusalem, mom says babysitter was negligent.Reut Hadar, 19/03/2017 07:07
Bnei Brak youth threatens municipal welfare worker

Bnei Brak youth threatens municipal welfare worker

Bnei Brak youth threatens, tries to attack municipal welfare worker after she announced plan to switch him to different school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2017 13:12
Europe funds its own bloodbath

Europe funds its own bloodbath

It looks like charity, but goes straight to Islamic State. Giulio Meotti, 04/01/2017 19:10
‘Govt. has Money – but Benefits Not a Priority’

‘Govt. has Money – but Benefits Not a Priority’

Bituach Leumi chairman says money not the reason child payments were cut.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2014 00:12
Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’

Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’

Labor head attacks Netanyahu over his ‘no new taxes’ plan, warns life in Israel will be ‘financial chaos, social hell.’Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 10:36
Obama Won, America Lost: Election Reflections

Obama Won, America Lost: Election Reflections

Obama's second term, can no longer be about hope, the hope is largely gone. Obama will confront a daunting agenda. Ron Jager, 09/11/2012 11:04
Minister Cachlon Takes 'Time Out' from Politics

Minister Cachlon Takes 'Time Out' from Politics

Popular minister for welfare and social services says he will not contend for next Knesset list.Gil Ronen, 14/10/2012 20:38
Helping the Poor, or Hurting?

Helping the Poor, or Hurting?

The institute charged with helping the poor has become their nightmare due to "draconian" policy, lawyer says.Maayana Miskin, 18/07/2012 09:09
Emergency Conference on Israel Food Security

Emergency Conference on Israel Food Security

NGOs hold an emergency conference over lack of food security. Leaders call for full government responsibility.Maayana Miskin, 18/05/2012 14:09
A Story of ‘Brutally Kind’ Police

A Story of ‘Brutally Kind’ Police

Police throw expelled children into the dead of a freezing night – and arrest a father for “neglect” because his children visit an outpost. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 18/01/2012 11:19
Welfare Recipients Top 20%

Welfare Recipients Top 20%

Over 430,000 Israeli families - one in five families - turned to the Welfare Ministry for help in 2009. Maayana Miskin, 05/01/2011 18:04
Wisconsin Plan Shut Down

Wisconsin Plan Shut Down

The controversial Wisconsin Plan has been shut down. Participants will return to government employment services.Maayana Miskin, 29/04/2010 21:57
Steinitz: Delay Childcare Credit

Steinitz: Delay Childcare Credit

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz plans to ask the Cabinet Sunday to defer tax credits for day care costs by at least two years. Hana Levi Julian, 14/06/2009 09:13