Latet organization calls on politicians to give

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April 9, 2006 15:59

 
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Humanitarian Aid Organization Latet called on the incoming government Sunday to put the issue of poverty at the top of the agenda in the next Knesset. The heads of the organization, which is set to distribute roughly 10,000 food packages to the needy throughout Pessah, sent a petition to the heads of the parties to address immediately the issue of the country's poor and urge them to try and reduce the number of people on the poverty line by 30 percent over the course of the next four years. Latet chairman Eran Weintraub, said Sunday, "It seems that Israel's politicians have preferred until now to ignore the growing poverty and misery and even transfer the responsibility for dealing with it to relief organizations. We therefore call on politicians to keep their election promises and implement a program of economic relief immediately to deal with this problem."

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