Police arrest parents for suspected child abuseHospital suspects child abuse, police arrest parents.
Welfare Ministry to provide food vouchers to Israel's poorNew initiative provides poor families with monthly 500 NIS debit card for food.
'Smart Apartments' let Israel's disabled live independently'Smart Apartments' initiative offers Israeli's disabled citizens new hopes for independent living.
'Childcare professionals give so much and get so little'Knesset holds meeting addressing poor conditions of childcare professionals. Delays in approval of budget threaten the opening of daycares.
Report: Deri to become Welfare MinisterChannel 2 News reports that Welfare Minister Haim Katz will give his role to Shas chairman in exchange for Economy Ministry.
Bill on Foster Care Favors Uncles, GrandparentsBill approved by gov't committee would encourage handing over children to relatives instead of other families.
Danny Danon Hopes to 'Serve the Public as Welfare Minister'Likud MK tells Arutz Sheva Likud 'has a lot to prove,' hints Jewish Home should 'calm down' in coalition negotiations.
More than 20% of Families Receive Welfare AidOver 430,000 Israeli families - one in five families - turned to the Welfare Ministry for help in 2009.
Shoah Survivors to Get Medicine DiscountThe Knesset has approved reduced-price medicine for Holocaust survivors.