How much does heart disease take a toll on Israelis? 28.09.2017

In honor of World Heart Day this week (September 29th), the Israel Heart Society has released new data showing that heart attacks are the second leading cause of death in Israel, following cancer. The Taub Center recently looked…

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Paying out of pocket: parental spending on preschool education 12.09.2017

In July, the Ministry of Education announced that a new subsidized after-school program will begin in the 2017-2018 school year to provide an extended educational framework for students in public preschools in the afternoons, while easing the financial…

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“What are the most pressing issues…?” and more questions and answers about education in Israel 12.09.2017

1. What are the most pressing issues facing Israel’s education system this coming school year? The most pressing issues facing the education system in the coming year are the narrowing of scholastic and educational gaps, raising the level…

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Arab Israelis and Haredim lag behind in computer literacy in Israel 07.09.2017

What does it mean to be literate in today’s modern day and age? Literacy in the traditional sense – the ability to read and write – is no longer sufficiently descriptive of the basic skills a person needs…

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