Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Economy: 8 November, 2010

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The National Insurance Institute 2009 report on the extent of poverty indicates a 0.6% increase in the scope of poverty in Israel. Most poor families in Israel come from the ultra-orthodox and Arab sectors. According to the report, 6,300 families with two wage-earners earn less than the amount defined as the official indicator of poverty. (Hebrew)

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November 8th, 2010 at 7:16 pm