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  • Israel’s Poor Endure Tough Situation

    By Dina Kraft

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Crumbs tumble down Yigal Alperson's white beard as he eats his one guaranteed meal of the day at a crowded Jerusalem soup kitchen.

    Tables spill over with immigrants, the elderly and single mothers, the predominant faces of Israel's poor as the country's economy is battered seemingly...

  • What’s Ahead for L.A.‘s Jewish Economy?

    By Joel Kotkin

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The current recession, deepened nationwide by the Sept. 11 disaster, will hit Los Angeles' Jewish community like many others. It will have an impact on everything from charitable contributions and bank accounts of the super-rich to the household economies of hundreds of thousands of...