Israel's prime minister established a committee to examine the demands of leaders of the social justice protest movement following one of the largest demonstrations in Israel's history.
As the price of food staples have risen, Israel's poor and the nonprofit groups that serve them have been hardest hit, with some impoverished Israelis skipping meals to pay their monthly bills
After his wife died, the worker still came but less often, until global economic pressure forced the JDC to scale back operations for the "least needy" in the former Soviet Union. Six months ago, Zheleznyak began having to fend for himself.
The Jewish Journal spoke to Cohen about the recent reversal in the local housing market.