Introduction: Developments in the Social Welfare Field


Social welfare and social security issues have not been at the center of the Israeli government’s agenda in the last...

Public Spending on Social Welfare


This chapter surveys developments in government welfare services over the past fifteen years. Israeli public spending on welfare services –...

The Outsourcing of Welfare Services: Trends and Changes


The privatization of social welfare services is a process that has been on-going since the 1980s. This chapter sheds light...

Implementation of the Elalouf Committee Recommendations


The Committee for the War Against Poverty in Israel (the Elalouf Committee) was established in November 2013 at the initiative...

A helping hand: social welfare spending in Israel


Government social welfare expenditures in Israel come in two forms: first, through cash transfers intended to ensure the social security...

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  • Taub Center Staff