Poverty in Israel
The people of the Holy Land are suffering!
The Plight of Poverty in Israel
Thousands of senior citizens in Israel are now homebound due to the COVID-19 pandemic and need outside support
Thousands of Israelis are suffering due to lack of proper housing
Too many kids from impoverished neighborhoods are going to sleep hungry because their parents can not afford to put food on the table
Israel has no quota on Jewish immigrants, allowing all exiles to return to our homeland; many have trouble leaving poorer towns for better prospects
Many of our country’s seniors are survivors of the Holocaust, and given all that they have been through, need extra emotional and physical support
Hundreds of young students from low-income homes are too distracted by their families’ woes to succeed in school and find it difficult to afford a college education
Understanding Poverty in Israel by the Numbers:
More than 1.8 million Israelis live in poverty and the Covid-19 epidemic is swelling those numbers
A recent study found that 469,400 families have fallen on hard times
With over 900,000 children from lower class homes, Israel’s future generation of leaders is in turmoil
Over 19% of Israel’s old-aged population is living in poverty
Hear From Poverty Stricken Israelis
father of 3
“It is so hard to put food on the table for my kids… I wish I could give them a better life.”
“My wife and I are trying to make the best of our situation but I am afraid that our son does not eat enough.”
“I have lived on the street for years. I pray each day that I will soon merit a roof over my head.”
We need your help to lift our beloved brothers and sisters out of poverty!
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