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ISRAEL: Local NGOs Struggle to Cope With Rising Tide of Needy Families


World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, society, Jewish Passover, NGOs, humans )

Madalena
- 3413 days ago - irinnews.org
With the Jewish Passover under way, NGOs report an alarming growth in the number of Israelis turning to them for food aid. Some NGOs are reporting a rise of nearly 60 percent in the number seeking help compared to 2008.



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Madalena L (448)
Thursday April 9, 2009, 11:50 am
This year people are giving much less. Whereas last year they would gladly donate at least one item of food, this year they walk past the donation boxes.
 
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