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New Report Reveals 2.6 Million Israelis Live in Poverty

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Ynet – A new report released by the Latet foundation on Monday paints an even starker picture of poverty in Israel than a gloomy official report published last week.

According to the charitable organization, a quarter of the children whose parents accept assistance from foundations were reported as going to sleep hungry several times a month, with 36% of children whose families receive aid were forced to work in order to keep the family afloat.

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