NO Israel is not a Socialist state. There has never been one. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Israeli Socialist
    • 29.08.13 | 19:05 (IDT)

    Israel is as free an enterprise state as most western countries. It has a good social security institute called National Insurance. All citizens pay a health tax that gives them free access to a family doctor, free hospital treatment if refereed by their GP. Certain price regulations, such as public transport, basic bread, and utilities. But like all capitalist states you can become a millionaire, or be homeless. A Socialist state would be one run by the masses of the working class. That Israel is not!

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