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      Archive: 9/2/2013
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        9/2/2013, Elul 27, 5773

      Food Cards to Needy Families Doubled


      Yair Lapid, Minister of Finance and Minister of Social Affairs Meir Cohen, doubled the amount of food entitlement cards to be distributed among needy families.

      This will bring the amount of aid extended this year to 10 million food cards at NIS300 per card.

      The cards will be distributed from municipal Welfare offices.