Is Israel starving its poor?
The state must give more aid to people who are incapable of working but not considered disabled.
The annual report of Israel’s National Insurance Institute, which was issued Tuesday, contains a social time bomb. According to the data collected by the agency, which is the Israeli equivalent of the Social Security Administration in the United States, the state has turned its back on its neediest citizens. Welfare benefits paid out to poor families cover between 40% and 114% of the...
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