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Israel: Low in Income, High in Happiness

By Tsivya Fox, Breaking Israel News

Following the latest report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in which Israel ranked low in income and high in poverty, it might come as a surprise that, once again, general satisfaction from its citizens also received a high score. “Israel has a built-in sense of community,” explained Aryeh Weingarten, Director of Karmey Chesed, a small Israel-based charity organization with a big heart, to Breaking Israel News. “Through our innovative programs are aimed to help as many people as possible while keeping overhead costs low. We strive to be part of Israel’s close-knit society in order to increase happiness in the lives of lonely and impoverished people.”

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