Parental Leave in Israel 27.06.2017

One year ago today, the Knesset passed a law granting fathers 6 days of leave following the birth of each child, including the day of the birth itself. However, Israel’s policy would need to change further to align…

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Litzman to increase hospital beds – in keeping with Taub Center findings 14.06.2017

Following protests in the North earlier this week against health care gaps between the center and the periphery of the country, Health Minister MK Yakov Litzman released a plan for reducing these disparities. The Health Ministry plan for…

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Do smaller classes mean better educational achievements? 08.06.2017

The end of the school year, and preparation for the start of the next, provide a timely opportunity to evaluate large education policy trends. In fact, it was at this same time of year a couple years ago…

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We Came and We Stayed! 08.06.2017

Two members of our Taub Center team – Tova Cohen and Tamar Friedman – originally came to the Center from the U.S. as year-long interns through the Israel Institute. Since then, both have continued to work at the…

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