Cash-strapped Women’s Shelters in Israel Turn Down 'Disgraceful' State Loan

Ruth Rasnic, the founder of No to Violence nonprofit, calls Social Affairs Ministry offer 'a mockery – they think we’re dumb women'

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The heads of Israel’s women’s shelters last week rejected an offer by the Social Affairs Ministry of a loan equal to 10 percent of each shelter’s budget for 2016. Although the loans would have been worth tens...