Report: Jewish poverty in New York has almost doubled in past 20 years, Russian-speaking seniors worst affected
UJA-Federation of New York calls scale of poverty "immense"; labels Brooklyn "the capital of Jewish poverty in America."
NEW YORK – The popular image of New York Jews is that they are all wealthy - or at least highly educated and financially secure. But the reality, at least for a significant part of the population, is completely different. Thirty percent of all people living in New York Jewish households are poor or near-poor, according to a new look at the issue by UJA-Federation...
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