Jerusalem Report

The super-rich menace

The growing rich-poor gap feeds internal frictions and tears apart the delicate social fabric so vital for Israel’s survival.

rich-poor gap
Photo by: AVI KATZ
THE YEAR 2013 was again a tough one for the working people of Israel and the world.

Israelis struggled with stagnant wages, high cost of living, astronomical housing prices, mortgage debt, and a slowing economy.

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