Poverty

The Bible bequeathed to the world the obligation of poverty relief.

Benjamin Porat
Nov. 7 2019 12:01AM

Instead of blaming recent government cutbacks for their poverty, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox should take a cue from the Talmud and get a job.

Natan Slifkin
Nov. 20 2013 12:00AM

Since 2001, the number of Jewish households in New York living below the poverty line has risen from one in six to one in five.. . .

John Ruskay
June 11 2013 12:00AM

An OECD report claims that Israel has the highest poverty rate among the world's 34 most economically developed countries. The reality is more complicated—but no less worrying.

Ruth Margalit
June 6 2013 12:00AM