JERUSALEM STUDY: ISRAELI PRESCHOOL ATTENDANCE THROUGH AGE THREE HAVE ONLY A NEGLIGIBLE IMPACT ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN FOURTH GRADE

JERUSALEM STUDY: ISRAELI PRESCHOOL ATTENDANCE THROUGH AGE THREE HAVE ONLY A NEGLIGIBLE IMPACT ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN FOURTH GRADE

24.11.2021

Unlike most Western countries, especially those in Europe, Israel has a high fertility rate – an average of three children per woman, compared to 1.6...

1 in 3 Haredim caught coronavirus, double the national average – study

1 in 3 Haredim caught coronavirus, double the national average – study

18.10.2021

31% of community have been confirmed positive compared to 13.7% of other Israelis; think tank says behavior in Haredi society to blame, others question conclusion...

This Israeli Community Was Least Infected by COVID

This Israeli Community Was Least Infected by COVID

20.10.2021

While Israel's COVID infection rate is 13.7 percent, the rate in the ultra-Orthodox community is 31 percent. By contrast, only 8.4 percent of Bedouin contracted...

A decade after the social justice protests, are Israelis any better off?

A decade after the social justice protests, are Israelis any better off?

16.07.2021

On many economic parameters they are better off than ever, but schools remain poor, roads are crowded and home prices are high...

ISRAEL HAS COME OUT OF PANDEMIC IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE, BUT THERE IS MUCH WORK TO BE DONE

ISRAEL HAS COME OUT OF PANDEMIC IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE, BUT THERE IS MUCH WORK TO BE DONE

16.06.2021

Israel’s new government will face many challenges in the coming years following the lack of a budget, unemployment, social welfare, and health challenges.The independent, non-partisan,...

What are the economic challenges facing Israel’s next government?

What are the economic challenges facing Israel’s next government?

23.03.2021

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on some sectors, while several underlying issues, once covered up and ignored, have risen to the forefront....

Coronavirus: A close look at Israel’s challenges after the pandemic

Coronavirus: A close look at Israel’s challenges after the pandemic

16.03.2021

What's ahead for Israel after coronavirus? A new report by the Taub Center for Social Policy maps out the challenges and opportunities Israel faces in the...

‘Death rate rose 10% in 2020 due to COVID’

‘Death rate rose 10% in 2020 due to COVID’

03.03.2021

Israeli life expectancy drops 2.2%, Taub Center report says...

Data shows coronavirus pushed Israel’s 2020 death rate up by as much as 10%

Data shows coronavirus pushed Israel’s 2020 death rate up by as much as 10%

02.03.2021

The Taub Center for Social Policy Studies said in its report. However, considering the fact that the figures had been expected to decrease without the...

Hospital Strike Looms in Israel as Structural Imbalances Eat Away at Vaunted Health Care System

Hospital Strike Looms in Israel as Structural Imbalances Eat Away at Vaunted Health Care System

13.01.2021

“This differential treatment has been [the subject of] an ongoing discussion for the last 30 to 40 years already. Everyone talks about this inherent imbalance...

Country’s economic recovery will take years – Taub report

Country’s economic recovery will take years – Taub report

31.12.2020

The economic effects of the pandemic will continue to be felt in Israel for a long time, with poverty levels growing, according to a report...

Young paying for old’s COVID care

Young paying for old’s COVID care

31.12.2020

But a study by the Taub Center for Social PolicyStudies shows justhow deep it is,with younger Israelis bearing so much greater an economic burden that...

‘Lost school could mean decades of damage”

‘Lost school could mean decades of damage”

31.12.2020

Paper attached to social policy center report says Education Ministry failed to prepare for a crisis that closed schools, urges change in strategy...

Pandemic will worsen already high poverty, inequality in Israel, report says

Pandemic will worsen already high poverty, inequality in Israel, report says

31.12.2020

Number of recipients of unemployment benefits surges more than elevenfold, Taub Center for Social Policy report says...

Israel’s coronavirus unpaid-leave plan may keep people jobless, experts warn

Israel’s coronavirus unpaid-leave plan may keep people jobless, experts warn

10.11.2020

“In Israel, the systems don’t talk to each other and employers report salaries but not employment levels, hours worked,” said Benjamin Bental, emeritus professor of...

Pandemic Will ‘Take Our Women 10 Years Back’ in the Workplace

Pandemic Will ‘Take Our Women 10 Years Back’ in the Workplace

26.09.2020

“The first impact is that the unemployment rate is growing faster for women than for men,” said Liora Bowers, the author of the Taub Center...

Hidden cash economy is 10% of Israel’s GDP, and that’s an improvement — expert

Hidden cash economy is 10% of Israel’s GDP, and that’s an improvement — expert

10.09.2020

Taub Center researcher studies Israel’s shadow economy of cash transactions, finds cash-based tax evasion is down while shekels spent on drugs and prostitution are up...

‘Shadow economy’ on the rise again due to COVID-19 – study

‘Shadow economy’ on the rise again due to COVID-19 – study

10.09.2020

Israel’s “shadow economy,” meaning economic activities that the state is unaware of, has been declining for the past several years, a study released on Wednesday...

Employers, let your staff stay home

Employers, let your staff stay home

16.08.2020

Liora Bowers, Taub Center's Chief Finanacial and Operating Officer: The government is not currently requiring everyone to stay out of the office, but it's still...

Distance learning must be accessible for all

Distance learning must be accessible for all

24.03.2020

Suzie Patt Benvenisti, Taub Center's Director General: Every Israeli child in the public education system needs a laptop or tablet, to ensure that even the...

Enough of Not Enough- No more being Fryerim!

12.08.2020

The Taub Center has found that 80% of our social welfare budget goes to outsourced NGOs and private organizations over the last 10-15 years....

Eight years after protests, Israeli prices remain high

Eight years after protests, Israeli prices remain high

02.03.2020

For its part, The Taub Center put the price gap between Israel and the OECD at a narower 17% in 2018...

Where does Israel’s early education rank among other OECD countries?

Where does Israel’s early education rank among other OECD countries?

07.07.2020

Taub Center researcher Dana Vaknin estimates that Israeli children spend about 30 to 40 hours a week in early childhood education, and according to other...

No one is irreplaceable. Especially women after maternity leave

No one is irreplaceable. Especially women after maternity leave

06.03.2020

Hadas Fuchs, a researcher with the Taub Center, takes issue with the statistics bureau figures...