Press Release: Early Childhood in Israel – Data and Policy Implications 09.09.2021

Israel holds the record in many areas related to early childhood including the percentage of young children in the population, their participation rate in educational frameworks, and the number of hours they spend in those settings. However, Israel…

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Press Release: A Picture of the Nation 2021 15.06.2021

Embargo until Wednesday (June 16) at 6:00 AM This past year was one of crises and challenges that impacted many facets of life. The government of Israel allocated a great deal of resources to dealing with the COVID-19…

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Press Release: A Sociodemographic Profile of the South 05.06.2021

Embargo until 8.06.21 at 6:00am Israel’s Southern District is the largest district in the country and, as part of a strategic plan formulated by the Israeli government, many resources have been invested in its development in recent decades. A…

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Press Release: The Relationship Between Parental Stress and Young Children’s Screen Time During a COVID-19 Driven National Lockdown 28.05.2021

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the first lockdown in Israel, came a shutdown of economic activity, and a complete closure of the educational frameworks in the country. As a result, families were forced to spend…

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Press Release: In the Wake of COVID-19 – Important Questions for Israel in 2021 and Beyond 16.03.2021

Taub Center researchers have mapped out challenges and opportunities expected in the coming years in the fields of macroeconomics, the labor market, welfare, education, health, and demography. The following are the key issues and important questions facing Israel…

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Press Release: Excess Mortality and Life Expectancy in Israel in 2020 01.03.2021

While it is clear that the coronavirus pandemic has increased mortality in Israel, it is important to understand by how much. A new Taub Center study conducted by Prof. Alex Weinreb provides these estimates for 2020. It calculates…

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Press Release: Employment and Happiness Levels – The Impact of Employment on Levels of Happiness Among Israelis Ages 60-80 24.02.2021

Life expectancy in Israel is rising alongside increasing levels of good health, and with these developments comes an increase in the number of years that people continue to work and a growing public discussion about the official retirement…

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Press Release: State of the Nation 2020 24.02.2021

Click here for individual chapters. Prior to the coronavirus crisis, Israel’s economy was strong. However, the pandemic has had a drastic effect not just on the healthcare system but on all facets of life – the closures, the contraction…

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