Israel plans to eliminate bank overdrafts. Yoav Lehman, Israel’s supervisor of banks, ordered all overdrawn accounts in the country frozen as of 2005. Polls suggest that a third of Israelis are regularly in the red, a collective debt that worries economic planners.
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