Report: Israelis live long, work hard, but still behind in certain areas

Report: Israelis live long, work hard, but still behind in certain areas

29.12.2023

Israelis have been working more hours and getting more done in those hours over the past two decades, according to the Taub Center’s State of...

Arab mothers often unable to enroll children in preschool – study

Arab mothers often unable to enroll children in preschool – study

07.12.2022

Employment rates among mothers decline after birth, although the decline is much sharper among Jewish mothers than it is among Arab mothers, according to research...

Israel’s economy ‘in good shape’ amid signs of global downturn

Israel’s economy ‘in good shape’ amid signs of global downturn

30.06.2022

High-tech sector, offshore natural gas among reasons for optimistic outlook compared to other countries...

Taub Center releases Israel progress report of economy, health, education

Taub Center releases Israel progress report of economy, health, education

29.06.2022

Taub Center's progress report found that Israel's economy is recovering well, health system is having trouble keeping up and education gaps are shrinking....

Nehemia Shtrasler cited Nachum Blass in Ha’aretz

Nehemia Shtrasler cited Nachum Blass in Ha’aretz

08.06.2022

During period of seven good years, we shouldn’t surrender topressures to increase spending and wages. We need to keep the deficit and government debt as...

As mask mandate ends, Israeli doctors split on their effectiveness

As mask mandate ends, Israeli doctors split on their effectiveness

25.04.2022

While some experts say masks were unnecessary from the beginning due to a lack of scientific evidence backing their effective in reducing transmission, others claim...

Slashed produce taxes among Gov’t’s new steps to reduce living costs

Slashed produce taxes among Gov’t’s new steps to reduce living costs

15.03.2022

New measures pushed by Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman will also include small business aid and further assistance to low-wage workers...

Israel’s gas, electric, and food prices climb as Consumer Price Index jumps

Israel’s gas, electric, and food prices climb as Consumer Price Index jumps

31.01.2022

The pandemic’s effect on consumers’ demand continues to plays a significant role in the CPI’s increase...

There’s a Gigantic Black Hole in the Middle of Israel’s Economy

There’s a Gigantic Black Hole in the Middle of Israel’s Economy

10.02.2022

Labib Shami on shadow economy...

Despite Being Most Adversely Affected by COVID, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Change Daily Routines Least

Despite Being Most Adversely Affected by COVID, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Change Daily Routines Least

17.01.2022

According to one study, if Israel’s Haredi population centers were considered their own sovereign state, their infection level would be more than twice as high...

How Tel Aviv Became the Most Expensive City in the World

How Tel Aviv Became the Most Expensive City in the World

03.01.2022

The most expensive city in the world is located in Israel. The houses are becoming unaffordable, the food is already very expensive. Tel Aviv is...

Price hikes in Israel highlight long-term issues plaguing economy

Price hikes in Israel highlight long-term issues plaguing economy

07.01.2022

“Mass protest movements can have a significant political impact, but usually boycotts are less impressive on the economic level,” said Prof. Benjamin Bental, principal researcher...

Avi Weiss on the effect Omicron could have on Israeli and global economy

Avi Weiss on the effect Omicron could have on Israeli and global economy

26.12.2021

"We had recovered everything that was lost, Basically. In other words, the level of production, The GDP…We turned in the second quarter of this year...

Roundup: 1 in 5 Israelis live in poverty: official report

Roundup: 1 in 5 Israelis live in poverty: official report

31.12.2021

One in five Israelis live in poverty, according to a report released by Israel's National Insurance Institute on Wednesday. The annual report showed that 1.92...

Poorer Communities Have Lower Vaccination Rates, Israeli Study Shows

Poorer Communities Have Lower Vaccination Rates, Israeli Study Shows

31.12.2021

The gap between well-off and disadvantaged localities in Israel is even greater when it comes to COVID booster shots...

Israel saw missed opportunities, unexpected recovery in 2021 – report

Israel saw missed opportunities, unexpected recovery in 2021 – report

29.12.2021

There has been a drop in private consumption in 2021, and harsh governmental regulations may be responsible, according to the annual State of the Nation...

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...