William E. Rapfogel

Poverty Amid Plenty: Volunteers pack up food packages at a popup Passover food pantry in Brooklyn. Surprising numbers of Jews are seeking help, even those who once considered themselves middle-class.

The Ignored Jewish Poor

A shocking 500,00 American Jews are living below or near the poverty line. William E. Rapfogel asks: Why hasn’t their plight become a cause for the Jewish world?