61% of Israeli population living under poverty level are arabs. Even though IDF service is not mandatory to most israeli-Arabs, still we don't have that many economic opportunities to get a good job with reasonable income. Beduin who DO SERVE in IDF are the poorest of all.
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from the article: Report offers chilling view of Israel's working poor