Israel's pooor - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 02.11.09 | 16:18 (IST)

    I think that the real problem in this country is the working poor. I'm talking about the guys who go to work everyday to bring home wages of 4000 shekels a month. How can anyone support a family like that? It's a disgrace, especially when you hear about the inflated incomes of the "upper class." It's also a dangerous situation socially, because it breeds resentment, discontent and crime.

    from the article: One in every four Israelis lives below poverty line
    First published 13:29 02.11.09 | Last updated 13:35 02.11.09
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