How much does Israel's 1% really earn?
Those at the top of the income ladder don't pay much higher rate than ordinary Israelis.
The top 1% of Israeli income earners made an average of 122,000 shekels a month (or about $35,000 at the current exchange rate) in 2011, according to data recently released by the Finance Ministry’s State Revenue Administration. That amounts to an annual gross salary of almost 1.5 million shekels.
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