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A PASSERBY stops to console a poor woman in Jerusalem in 2015.

Study: 'Israel's economic growth unsustainable, poverty rate highest in OECD'

Taub Center cites government’s failure to reduce poverty through taxes and welfare system.

Rivlin and Plesner

Israeli President Rivlin: Democracy is not to be taken for granted

“Israel is changing before our eyes,” he said. “There is no clear majority and there is no clear minority.”

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Israeli demographics present economic challenges, study finds

Israel's life expectancy, it noted, is higher than the OECD average. Without increses in the retirement age, the report argued, people will be spending in retirement will increase 1.5 times by 2055.

08/08/2016
ukraine aliya

Fight using aliya, not concessions, says Hotovely

The deputy foreign minister says “Israel has to return to its vision of ingathering of the exiles."

09/06/2015
THE TEL AVIV skyline; the area around the city is home to many Israeli start-ups

Some 38% of families in Tel Aviv don’t have children, report reveals

Some 1.91 million families living in Israel, 300,000 in Arab sector.

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