By the numbers:

Nearly 26%

of Israelis experience food insecurity, and of these, more than 40% are considered to be living with severe hunger.

18.8%

of older Israelis struggle to put food on the table.

33.5%

of Israeli children go to bed hungry several times a month.

More than 25%

of Israelis are unemployed in the wake of COVID-19.

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Food Charities Call Israeli Government to Chip in During Virus Crises

March 17, 2020 — The Times of Israel reports that MAZON — as one of Israel’s leading anti-hunger organizations — is urging the Government of Israel to prioritize the essential operations of food distribution services in Israel. Read more.

Report: More Than One-Quarter of Israelis Nearly Poor

March 14, 2019 — With support from MAZON, our partners at the Adva Center released a report showing that some 26.6% of Israeli households were either poor or nearly poor. Read more.

 

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