Just a little video to remind as many of us as possible that whatever our religious or non-religious beliefs, not everyone has family and resources during the holiday season -- which can be a very lonely and isolating time for some members of society.
In common with many other cities, Krakow gave away free meals in the city centre/rynek today and I'm guessing will do so tomorrow and Xmas eve too. Similar happens in towns and cities in Britain, where of course foodbank use has risen dramatically across all sections of the community in the past year or two (similar in New York).
One in five of the 1.7 million Jews in the New York area -- the largest Jewish community in the nation -- now live in poverty or near poverty.
The region - the second richest in the UK - has seen a 60% increase in the number of people relying on emergency food handouts this year and the total number of those needing emergency food handouts is likely to hit 70,000 for the year April 2013- April 2014.Krakow
Video via TV Twram news channel (from 9 minutes into Informacje Dnia/Information Day 22/12/13 9.20pm)