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June 10, 2020 2:14 pm

New Israeli Initiative Uses Public Refrigerators to Feed Poor and Prevent Waste

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A public refrigerator in Jerusalem. Photo: Twitter.

A new Israeli initiative to distribute food to the poor and prevent waste has taken hold in Jerusalem.

The official Twitter page of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Digital Diplomacy Team publicized the initiative with the words, “We’re not crying, you’re crying.”

Spearheaded by young residents of Jerusalem, the project — called The Fridge — involves public refrigerators stocked by local vendors who donate unsold produce.

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