Arab group petitions High Court against ‚biased‘ welfare funding

20.09.2012                      04.Tischrei. 5773

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Arab group petitions High Court against 'biased' welfare funding

Petitioners claim the current approach does not properly take into account the low socioeconomic status of poor localities, preventing these local governments from providing proper social welfare services to residents.

A group representing the heads of municipal social welfare departments in Arab communities petitioned the High Court of Justice on Wednesday, to challenge the formula the state uses to fund local welfare services around the country….