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Emergency sensors offered for thousands of elderly people who live alone

'We were all appalled by the sad cases of elderly people who passed away in their homes and nobody knew about it. We are doing everything we can to prevent such situations'

27/04/2020
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy leans against sacks of onions at a food distribution center providing f

Social Affairs Ministry to issue 30,000 vouchers for Passover food

The total amount spent by the ministry will come to NIS 9 million.

Israeli gay couple asked by ministry: 'Which of you is the mother?'

This is not the first time the couple has encountered such issues, but on prior occasions there was no insistence on the matter.

23/11/2019
A worker tends to systems in the back of a Mobileye autonomous driving test vehicle, at the Mobileye

Study shows Israeli employment at record high, pay gaps remain

While the country's unemployment rate is a "healthy" 4%, the report details considerable obstacles that still remain in the integration of Arab women and ultra-Orthodox men into the workforce.

01/08/2019
High tech students

New govt program aims to provide free training, job placement in hi-tech

We Code aims to recruit young people from diverse populations – Arab-Israelis, Ethiopians, people with disabilities, ultra-Orthodox- as well as from the social periphery aged 25-30.

Children get close to the land on Tu Bishvat, 2005

Social Services Ministry budgets NIS 190m. for early childhood education

Among the municipalities to receive the funds are Ashkelon, Binyamina-Givat Ada, Jerusalem and Haifa.

Daycare center sign-up to begin early for 2018

Parents will now be able to register for the daycares as early as February, ensuring them ample time to request financial assistance

After protests, transportation stipend for the blind increases

Starting January 1, 2018, an increase of NIS 1.7 million will be added to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs budget in order to increase the monthly allowance.

01/11/2017
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