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May 12, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

For Jews hit hard by the pandemic, a new worry - not having enough food


In early April, a Jewish couple in Pittsburgh did something they never thought they’d ever have to do: They contacted their local kosher food pantry to ask for help.

Both had recently lost their jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and were struggling to pay their bills. They were uncomfortable asking for food assistance and asked that their names not be used for privacy reasons. Staff at the Jewish Family and Community Services’ Squirrel Hill Kosher Food Pantry reassured the couple, provided them with food and referred them to the agency’s career center.

Full Story (The Jerusalem Post)


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