Misleading headline - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • William
    • 28.03.07 | 17:32 (IST)

    Welfare payments as well as unemployment benefits are related strongly to the amount of money put into the system, per individual and area. Despite the large amount of workforce among Arabs, Jews still put much more money into the welfare/unemployment fudns than do Arabs by comparison. Further, a study of the Arab towns comapred to Jewish towns show a much lower tax payment by Arabs to the State, which translates directly into a lower services in their town. The headline should read appropriately: "Arabs fail to pay fair portion of taxes, expect more than share of benefits" What would the Israeli-bashers say then?

    from the article: Study: Arabs may be poorer, but Jews get more welfare funds
    First published 00:00 28.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 28.03.07
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