It turns out that besides the rising cost of electricity, gas, and bread, the price on yet another basic commodity will be going up.
That's right. The price for water, the most basic of necessities will be raised by 10%.
Now, I know I usually say the government is heartless and cruel.
They don’t care about how these rising costs of living affect those living on fixed incomes.
But that’s not true.
In response, the government decided this week to raise the salaries of various sectors to account for the increase in their cost of living due to the removal of bread subsidies, the rising cost of electricity, gas, and water.
The following is a partial list of salary hikes go into effect this week:
I am truly at a loss for words.
Wherever I am, my blog turns towards Eretz Yisrael