More than NIS 2 million was raised by the eSports organization "Team Finest" to employ gamers working remotely from their own living rooms.
In Jerusalem, a female salaried employee earned 77% of every shekel of income earned by a male salaried employee.
11.5% of Israel's workforce have been put out of work since the lockdown began in March.
“The government should have taken young people into consideration and offer them more help.”
The program will provide, free of charge, vocational training to give the unemployed an opportunity to return to work.
Some 77% of unionized workers expressed their confidence that they would return to work in May, including 40% who were very confident.
Audit teams will examine the preparation of the education system ahead of expected technological developments and the changing need for skills.
Bank of Israel governor Prof. Amir Yaron has warned that the ultra-Orthodox community must be brought more fully into Israel's labor force if the country is to prosper.
While falling unemployment – a key measure of labor under-utilization – is certainly welcome news, the rate itself does not paint the full picture of the Israeli job market.