Homicides in Israeli Arab societies rising at unprecedented rate – study

Homicides in Israeli Arab societies rising at unprecedented rate – study

11.02.2024

Crime among Israeli Arab society has been rising at an unprecedented rate in the past year, with 2023 seeing more than double the number of...

Israeli population growth slowing as fertility rates continue to fall – report

Israeli population growth slowing as fertility rates continue to fall – report

22.01.2024

Between 2018 and 2022, the average fertility rate for Jews dropped from 3.17 to 3.03 children per woman, according to the Taub Center’s demography expert,...

Taub Center: Israel is burning up, and it’s not from rocket fire

Taub Center: Israel is burning up, and it’s not from rocket fire

08.01.2024

The risk of mortality due to exposure to high temperatures is increasing in Israel, according to a new report by the Taub Center for Social...

Severely battered: War, political crisis take toll on Israel’s economy

Severely battered: War, political crisis take toll on Israel’s economy

29.12.2023

“The war was a huge breaking point for the economy which is still ongoing,” said Professor Benjamin Bental, principal researcher and Economics Policy Program chair...

Israel’s Economy Expected to Shrink 2% as War Sidelines Workers

Israel’s Economy Expected to Shrink 2% as War Sidelines Workers

25.12.2023

The Israeli economy is expected to shrink by 2 percent this quarter, according to a leading research center, with hundreds of thousands of workers displaced...

Israel’s High Court stops ‘discriminatory’ food voucher plan

Israel’s High Court stops ‘discriminatory’ food voucher plan

13.09.2023

The study found a substantial gap between the number of families that received food vouchers and the number living below the poverty line....

Study examines how class size impacts academic achievement

Study examines how class size impacts academic achievement

16.08.2023

New study offers insight into the substitutability between class size and instructional hours and its impact on academic achievement...

Job happiness linked to good workplace relationships – study

Job happiness linked to good workplace relationships – study

03.08.2023

according to a recent study conducted by Taub Center researcher Haim Bleikh, on job satisfaction trends among Israeli workers from 2002 to 2021....

The opioid epidemic that wracked America is now assailing Israel

The opioid epidemic that wracked America is now assailing Israel

04.07.2023

Israel is on the brink of such a crisis. Some say the opioid crisis has already begun here....

Activists, researchers sound alarm as Israel’s opioid use reaches critical level, surpassing U.S.

Activists, researchers sound alarm as Israel’s opioid use reaches critical level, surpassing U.S.

05.06.2023

Nonprofits working to get government to make it more difficult for doctors to prescribe powerful opiates as Israeli consumption levels surpass U.S...

Can high marks in international exams indicate economic growth? – study

Can high marks in international exams indicate economic growth? – study

06.04.2023

The Taub Center researchers stated that if there is such a connection between academic achievements and international tests, the relevance between the two is extremely...

Israel’s pain-related opioid consumption has overtaken the US

Israel’s pain-related opioid consumption has overtaken the US

20.03.2023

A new study suggests immediate actions to be taken to cut consumption and use of narcotic medicine than clinically necessary....

Study: Opioid use now higher in Israel than in U.S.

Study: Opioid use now higher in Israel than in U.S.

20.03.2023

According to a new study by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Jerusalem, Israel surpassed the United States in 2020 in the use...

Israel outpaces U.S. in opioid use per capita, study shows

Israel outpaces U.S. in opioid use per capita, study shows

20.03.2023

Experts say rise began in previous decade and even eclipsed all other OECD countries for some time, adding that doctors prescribed painkillers for mild conditions...

Where in Israel are the cancer rates higher or lower?

Where in Israel are the cancer rates higher or lower?

02.03.2023

Researchers examined differences in cancer morbidity and mortality in Israel from three different angles....

Study warns Israel may be facing opioid epidemic

Study warns Israel may be facing opioid epidemic

20.03.2023

Israel has surpassed the United States in opioid consumption, becoming number one worldwide in the use of the pain narcotics, according to a new study...

Israel’s richest locales show 20% lower cancer death rate than middle-income areas

Israel’s richest locales show 20% lower cancer death rate than middle-income areas

05.02.2023

Taub Center analysis suggests ‘health inequality’ based on socioeconomic status and unequal health provision outside central Israel as possible explanations for findings...

Fewer Weddings, More Babies

Fewer Weddings, More Babies

01.02.2023

Israelies got married less, but had more babies in 2022...

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...