The central question at hand is, “Can poverty in Israel be addressed?” The issue of poverty in any western democracy has some basic fundamentals that are consistent among all countries. There are of course the Macro and Micro economic issues. There are the issues of mindset and culture. These are all common to any country that has a significant amount of poverty in it. These is of course the current global economy also affects poverty, and just making a living in general.
In Israel, the issue is exacerbated by the different cultural approaches to making a living. One of the key goals of this blog is to bring to the public conversation all that is important in understanding that poverty can be addressed in Israel. We welcome our readers to join us in exploring this most pressing issue. Together we shall strive to find a solution.