December 28, 2013

Israel's Undeserving Poor

Shmuel Rosner, New York Times

The Associated Press

In mid-December, a report by the National Insurance Institute and the Central Bureau of Statistics reported that Israel’s poverty rate was shamefully high: 23.5 percent. It found that one-fifth of families — and one-fifth of retirees — in Israel are officially poor, as well as one-third of children.

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