There is a suggested solution: more Employment Grants. Dr. Miri Endweld: If the State gives a work grant to workers who earn less than 2,100 shekels – say, from the first shekel as they do in the US – we will have reduced the level of poverty among working families at a relatively low cost.
Prepared for the Annual Conference at the Van Leer Institute.
The interview can be seen from minutes 21:30 to 24:22.
To watch the interview (in Hebrew): http://10tv.nana10.co.il/Category/?CategoryID=600376&sid=169&pid=58