By the numbers:

Nearly 26%

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


of older Israelis struggle to put food on the table.


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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MAZON in Israel: The Politics and Economy of Food Security

April 27, 2022 – In a panel discussion on the politics and economy of food security, MAZON’s Israel Director, Ishai Menuchin, discussed MAZON’s work to build long-term, sustainable solutions to hunger in Israel, the need to build political will, and the historic advancements MAZON has achieved.  Read more.

Historic Advancements in Israel

October 19, 2022 – In Israel, where over one quarter of the population faces food insecurity, MAZON leads a powerful anti-hunger advocacy coalition of 17 partner organizations. Even during this time of great political instability in Israel, our coalition has achieved historic success. Read more.

Advancements to Fight Food Insecurity in Israel

December 23, 2021 – Last month, Israel’s cabinet accomplished a significant feat — not only did the Knesset pass a national budget for the first time since 2018, but, for the first time ever in Israel, the 2021-2022 budget includes a permanent line item to address food security. Read more.

Shana Tovah from our Israel Partners

September 2, 2021 — Watch this video greeting from our partners in Israel. Watch here.


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