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Editorial | Israel, Help Those Going Hungry

Date: 6.3.21 Source: Haaretz, Editorial

The data from the survey by the Health Ministry in cooperation with the Tel Aviv municipality, which shows the level of food security of asylum seekers living in south Tel Aviv, is a badge of shame for Israel. There is a severe humanitarian crisis right in Tel Aviv’s backyard.

86 Percent of Tel Aviv Asylum Seekers Lack Food Security, First Official Survey Finds

Date: 5.3.21 Source: Haaretz, Or Kashti

Fully 86 percent of asylum seekers in Tel Aviv say they suffer from food insecurity, including 54 percent who show signs of actual hunger, according to the first survey ever conducted on this issue.

Editorial | Guatemala’s Poor Come First

Date: 25.2.21 Source: Haaretz, Editorial

Two weeks ago, the Health Ministry made the correct decision from the standpoint of both morality and health when it opened a coronavirus vaccination clinic in Tel Aviv’s Neveh Sha’anan neighborhood for people with no legal status in Israel.

Israeli Decision Makes COVID Vaccines Off Limits to Thousands of Foreign Residents

Date: 24.2.21 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Tel Aviv facility where foreign migrant workers and asylum seekers have been receiving coronavirus vaccinations this month will stop administering the shots to new patients as of Tuesday and will only be providing the foreign residents second vaccine doses, the Health Ministry has decided.

My Brother, a U.S. Citizen, Was Murdered in Darfur. Departure of Peacekeepers Is a Travesty

Date: 22.2.21 Source: Haaretz, Usumain Baraka and Emily Zoffer

About a month ago, approximately 150 innocent people were murdered in the city of El Geneina in West Darfur, Sudan. This massacre came just weeks after United Nations peacekeepers left the region, despite clear signs that increased violence would be the inevitable result of the withdrawal.

Tel Aviv Launching COVID Vaccine Campaign for Asylum Seekers Vaccine Campaign for Asylum Seekers

Date: 8.2.21 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Tel Aviv-Jaffa municipality and Ichilov Hospital will on Tuesday launch a campaign to vaccinate asylum seekers and migrant workers, who are ineligible for vaccinations through the health maintenance organizations.

Israeli City Illegally Blocking Children of Asylum Seekers From Its Schools

Date: 31.1.21 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The city of Lod has illegally refused to allow the children of asylum seekers living in the city to study in local schools, at the direction of Mayor Yair Revivo, Haaretz has learned.

Tel Aviv Plans to Vaccinate Asylum Seekers Against COVID-19

Date: 27.1.21 Source: Haaretz, Amos Harel

Tel Aviv plans to open a special compound in the coming weeks for vaccinating most of the city’s asylum seekers against COVID-19.

Israel's Normalization Deal With Sudan Won't See Asylum Seekers Deported, Top Official Says

Date: 6.1.21 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Israel does not intend to deport Sudanese asylum seekers after signing its normalization agreement with Khartoum, the head of the Population and Immigration Authority said Tuesday.

A dirty policy

Date: 27.12.20 Source: Haaretz, editorial

Israel continues to sink to new lows in its attitude toward the weaker members of society. Every time it seems that it can go no lower, the state finds a new nadir of despicability.

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