In the shooting attack in Samaria, Rabbi Raziel Shevach, 35, of Havat Gilad, a father of six, was murdered last night. He was shot from a passing vehicle
Jan 9, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Nine Palestinians, including a 16-year-old boy and a journalist, were killed in confrontations along the security fence in the Gaza Strip. Palestinians report that more than 1,000 people were injured by live ammunition IDF Spokesperson Brigadier General Ronen Manelis said that 20,000 Palestinians participated in violent riots in five locations throughout the Gaza Strip. According to him, there were attempts to damage the fence and cross it under the cover of thick smoke. The rioters also threw explosive devices and Molotov cocktails. IDF forces used crowd dispersal measures and fired under...
Apr 7, 2018
The gay and lesbian community's protest rally took place at the end of a busy day of demonstrations, including the blocking of a section of the Ayalon Highway to protest against the law that discriminates against them and passed last week with the support of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to the organizers, some 80,000 people have reached the square. This is a law that allows surrogacy for all sectors, but not for single men who wish to undergo the surrogacy procedure. At first the singer Rita sang the song "Come". Then the comedian and actress Orna Banai spoke to her: "Look...
Jul 22, 2018
On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Central Bureau of Statistics published data on the population of Israel for the past year. The data indicate that last year, which ended at the end of the Jewish callender. 8,907,000 live in Israel, of which 74.4% are Jews, 20.9% are Arab, and 4.9% are other minorities
Sep 6, 2018
The senior academic staff at seven public academic colleges stopped his five-week strike. The strike was halted following agreements reached with the assistance of the president of the Jerusalem Regional Labor Court. The studies will be renewed at Sapir College, Hadassah, Holon Institute of Technology, Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College, Azrieli College of Engineering, Ruppin Academic Center and the Kinneret Academic College
Nov 21, 2018
The Taub Institute's State of the Nation Report of 2019 shows that the situation in the State of Israel is certainly relatively good, but various data indicate that there is a fear of economic and social deterioration and that it is very difficult to break out of poverty. The report shows that the levels of poverty and inequality have declined in recent years and that social investment has increased, but that it is much more difficult to exit the cycle of poverty in Israel than in OECD countries. To get out of poverty, a couple with two children has to work about 70 hours a week (each),...
Jun 8, 2019
The Israel Advanced Industries Association (IATI) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement in China that will serve as a bridge between Israeli and Chinese industries. The cooperation was signed during the Nanjing Techweek 2019 Conference held in China's Jiangzhou Province. The provincial capital of Nanjing is considered one of the three most important cities in China's economy The cooperation will be expressed in promoting and strengthening the economic relationship in the field of innovation between the two countries, developing business relations between Israeli companies with...
Jul 6, 2019
Significant gaps still exist in a series of areas between the center of the country and the periphery. That's how a Central Bureau of Statistics survey released on Wednesday reveals. The report reveals alarming gaps between the center and the periphery. Among other things, the average monetary income per household in the peripheral communities is 19% lower than the household income in the central settlements, which amounts to NIS 18,662 per month, compared with NIS 23,036 respectively. But despite this, there are no significant differences between the center and the periphery in life...
Oct 2, 2019
The Histadrut declared a labor dispute in Zap Group, in view of the impasse and lack of progress in negotiations with the management for a new collective agreement to apply to about 500 employees of the company. Zap Group employees were incorporated into the Histadrut two years ago, following their disappointment with an agreement signed under the National Histadrut. The workers decided to join the General Histadrut in order to improve their working conditions, most notably their job security. The agreement was valid under the National Federation in January 2019, and negotiations have been...
Dec 26, 2019