22.12.2010 15.Tevet, 5771
Study: 850,000 children live in poverty in Israel
Non-profit organization Latet publishes annual 'alternative poverty report': 1.77 million people in Israel are poor, 75% of them forgo meals due to economic status.
Some 1.77 million people live in poverty in Israel, of them more than 850,000 children, according to an "alternative poverty report" published by the non-profit organization Latet.
The organization found in its 2010 study that 75% of impoverished individuals in Israel forgo meals due to their financial situation, a 21% rise from 2009….