Disabled Activists in Israel Block Major Highways in Protest of Stagnant Disability Allowances

Disability allowances have remained unchanged for about 15 years at $667 a month. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has proposed only a minor increase, which would take effect in January

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People with disabilities blocked major highways in central Israel for several hours on Sunday, in an ongoing protest of the state’s refusal to raise disability allowances to the level of the minimum wage.