Mental illness on the rise in Israel - report

Two major triggers for mental distress are loneliness and economic distress.

Arab world sees highest unemployment rate

With the global economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic slowed by the effects of the Russia-Ukraine war, the Arab world has been hit particularly hard.

By Sam Halpern

Layoffs aplenty: How do you avoid losing your job?

The Israeli economy is at the beginning of a widespread wave of layoffs. How do you avoid the naughty list this year? Here are some tips from experts. 

By Zeli Greenberg/Walla!

Israelis with disabilities show their style in Kfar Saba fashion show

The evening's show is one of several events being put on in December in honor of Disability Awareness Month.

Employees quitting? Here's a way to prevent it from happening - opinion

Many workers felt their voices were not being respected by those in power at their jobs.

A CYBER hotline facility, part of Israel’s hi-tech innovative sector

Over 740 hi-tech workers laid off in one week; Israeli start-ups blame uncertain global market

This week saw seven Israeli hi-tech layoffs, adding to over 40 layoffs since May.

TaTiO raises $5.3m. for hiring platform focusing on skills, not résumés

The company uses artificial intelligence to assess job seekers’ skill sets, recommending them to employers without the need for old-fashioned resumes.

As employment rates rise, Israeli economists sound note of cautious optimism

Latest figures show August employment rate is the country’s highest in four years, but fears of a global recession remain.


Jerusalem: A city bound by poverty

What are the reasons for the capital's situation, and is there a viable way to improve it soon? The first in a series on Jerusalem’s socioeconomic status.


A year in, has this government made an impact on the economy?

As we light a solitary birthday candle for Bennett’s current government, here’s a look at a few key factors in the Israeli economy in retrospect.

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