from Jewish World Review today:
Statistics FACTS; Jewish Poverty in Israel
* 22% of population lives below poverty level
* 720,000 children suffer from deprivation, malnutrition, and hunger.
* Shocking Fact: One in five Israeli kids goes to sleep without supper
JERUSALEM, March 5, 2003 …60 percent of the population of the West Bank and Gaza live
under a poverty line of US $2 per day. The numbers of the poor have tripled from 637,000 in
September 2000 to nearly 2 million today.
For G_d’s sake, stop the suffering of all His children!!!