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Israel Faces Up to Arab Inequality as Its Growth Stalls

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  • Government investing 13 billion shekels to correct budget gaps
  • Arab leaders skeptical the promised funds will be enough

A donkey rummages through a trash heap outside an elementary school in the Israeli Arab city of Tira as children toss a soccer ball at a rimless backboard. Squatters, drug dealers and prostitutes have laid claim to an unfinished housing complex a few blocks away.

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