Every third child is poor
January 8, 2014 17:19
For poverty to triumph, it is sufficient for good people to do nothing.
A woman searches through a garbage container in central Jerusalem.
(photo credit:NATI SHOHAT / FLASH 90)
A sad, familiar ritual marks the end of each calendar year, when reports
documenting the extent and depth of poverty in Israel are released. For over a
decade, the story has always been the same: Every third child and every fifth
person lives in poverty.And there is little sign of change.