Jewish Federation of NY says Jewish poverty has skyrocketed - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Hannah
    • 24.07.13 | 07:08 (IDT)

    "Poverty in the New York area’s Jewish community is growing fast with more than 560,000 people living in nearly 200,000 poor and near-poor Jewish households."Clearly, the US Jewish community need to own up to the poverty on its own shores and devote resources to that first. Children and elderly Russian immigrants are most likely to be at or below the poverty line.

    from the article: Israel no longer requires deluge of dollars from Diaspora Jewry, new book argues
    First published 18:34 23.07.13 | Last updated 18:34 23.07.13
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