“Man Does Not Live By Bread Alone”: Measuring Poverty in Israel with an International Perspective
Ph.D, Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 1983; MA, Social Work, Bar-Ilan University; BA, Social Work, Hebrew University
Menachem Monnickendam /
Welfare Policy Program Fellow
Prof. Monnickendam studies poverty and people living in poverty at the Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work at Bar Ilan University. He is chair of ESPAnet Israel, a member of the British Social Policy Association (SPA), the American Society of Social Work and Research (SSWR), and the European Social Work Research Association (ESWRA). In the past, he served as head of the M.A. degree program in Social Work, Director of the Organization and Administration track, and Director and founder of the School of Social Work at Ashkelon Academic College. Prof. Monnickendam has been a member of the National Committee for War on Poverty, the Supreme Committee for the Reform of Local Social Services, and the Sub-Committee for Human Resources. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (1983), completed his M.A. degree at the School of Social Work at Bar Ilan University, and his B.A. degree at the Hebrew University School of Social Work.