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Shuk Machane Yehuda – Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem

Mahane Yehuda Market, known in Hebrew as Shuk Mahane Yehuda, is the main outdoor fresh food marketplace in Jerusalem. Aside from the fresh fruits and vegetables, bread, cheese, fish, meat, and spices, you can also purchase houseware and clothing. The market has recently attracted some upscale shops and restaurants as well.

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Lifeline for the Old – Yad LaKashish workshops for the elderly

Lifeline for the Old (Yad Le’Kashish in Hebrew) provides employment to the impoverished elderly in Jerusalem. Many of the impoverished elderly are immigrants who have no savings from their working years. Although often they are educated people, they have no skills which could provide them with income after retirement. Yad La’Kashish provides them with jobs as well as a social framework.

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