Leket Israel says food rescue would narrow the food insecurity gap by 73% of what it costs to the economy.
Almost half of the residents of the holiest city in the world are living under the poverty line.
Israeli children and families paid the price in 2014, literally, of defense from Arab terrorism.
Israel's social security administration objected to these cuts, arguing that they expect them to send some 35 thousand new children below the poverty line.
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