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The JDC office in Jerusalem

New JDC program helps laid-off workers develop new work skills

Employees also participate in a workshop to develop digital and self-learning skills required for a job market that is constantly changing.

Maternity ward illustrative

Finance Ministry, National Insurance solve maternity benefit crisis

Women who had been unemployed or on unpaid leave for extended periods of time will now be eligible for maternity benefits for babies born between January 1 and June 30 of this year.


Finance Ministry reports moderate recovery in job market

Before the second lockdown, 17% of those on unpaid leave reported in August that they are expecting to return to their jobs. In October, that number dropped to 13%.

A beggar sits and asks for money amid the coronavirus crisis, Jerusalem, 2020

Despite COVID-19 vaccine, Israel's unemployment to stay high - Leumi

A potential third lockdown due to morbidity rates will lead to higher unemployent rates.

Ask Jess: Coping with nagging

Some timely advice from a career/relationship coach and adviser

Labor courts are dealing with many challenges and crises all hitting at the same time.

The chief justice, employees, employers and coronavirus

A ‘Magazine’ exclusive on Varda Wirth Livne, the woman attempting to hold the workplace world together

A businessperson working at his computer (Illustrative)

Emergency program launched to boost training, jobs amid COVID-19 crisis

Successful applicants could be awarded grants for training and recruitment for up to NIS 45,000, though 75% of the grant will be provided when the program's graduates are hired.

Disabled activists block the Azrieli Junction in Tel Aviv in May.

Here’s how to get unemployed Israelis with disabilities back to work

66% of Israeli workers with disabilities were either fired or laid off from their jobs since the beginning of the pandemic.


Ofer Sirkin Mall to host youth employment fair

The fair will take place August 6, in cooperation with the Petah Tikva Municipality.

Jerusalem family of six, unable to pay rent, relocates to the lake

About a week ago, the Ofir family camp was paid a visit by local authorities, who demanded they vacate the area. Ofir told the authorities that they have no plans to stay there for a long time.

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