Daily Israel Report
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  8/13/2012, Av 25, 5772

Group Slams PM Over Bread Price Increase


The “Forum for Social Justice” on Monday slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu over the announced increase in the price of bread. Bread under government price control will rise by 6.53% beginning Monday. The increase follows a global increase in the price of flour.



“Netanyahu and his government are beating Israeli society mercilessly, perhaps in preparation for war. The government has decided that the best way to prepare Israelis for a war that may break out is by making major cuts in the budget and turning many Israelis into poor people. Based on this policy the price of bread was raised, thus increasing hopelessness among Israelis,” the group said.