How often does the court refuse to remove a child from his home?

According to Haaretz, courts rarely remove a child from his parents' home if the parents have a lawyer. Statistics show otherwise.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2018, 3:07 PM

Disabled allowance budget to increase by NIS 2 billion

Netanyahu and Welfare Minister Katz agree to increase disabled allowances; joint press conference with Finance Minister expected at 11:00.Mordechai Sones, 1/3/2018, 11:01 AM

Welfare Ministry capitulates to LGBT pressure

Following pressure from LGBT groups, Welfare Ministry tells court it waives condition that only 'a man and his wife' may adopt children.Mordechai Sones, 9/7/2017, 5:30 PM

Colel Chabad to teach the impoverished healthy cooking

Combating poor nutrition skills, Colel Chabad and Leket Israel aim to help the impoverished out of their dietary rut.Chana Roberts, 8/2/2017, 2:37 PM

'New daycare guidelines harm haredi communities'

Haredi MK says government needs to put more money into building daycare centers for haredi communities, slams 'contradiction.'Michal Levi, 7/6/2017, 8:43 AM

Number of autistic patients triples in a single decade

In a single decade, the number of Israelis diagnosed with autism triples; 80% are male and under age 24.Yedidya Ben-Or, 4/2/2017, 9:38 AM

Appeal to place autistic children in rehabilitative centers

Parents of autistic children sue Welfare Ministry for not finding places for their toddlers in rehabilitative daycare centers.Yedidya Ben-Or, 3/27/2017, 12:30 PM

'It's hard knowing the parents have other children at home'

Tel Hashomer doctor explains arrest of Modi'in Illit parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 9:10 AM

Police arrest parents for suspected child abuse

Hospital suspects child abuse, police arrest parents.Orly Harari, 2/18/2017, 11:19 PM

Welfare Ministry to provide food vouchers to Israel's poor

New initiative provides poor families with monthly 500 NIS debit card for food.Orly Harari, 2/13/2017, 2:56 PM

'Smart Apartments' let Israel's disabled live independently

'Smart Apartments' initiative offers Israeli's disabled citizens new hopes for independent living.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2017, 1:57 PM

'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.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 1:31 PM

Report: Deri to become Welfare Minister

Channel 2 News reports that Welfare Minister Haim Katz will give his role to Shas chairman in exchange for Economy Ministry.Haim Lev, 11/2/2015, 3:43 AM

Bill on Foster Care Favors Uncles, Grandparents

Bill approved by gov't committee would encourage handing over children to relatives instead of other families.Hezki Baruch, 7/5/2015, 5:46 PM

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.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 3/31/2015, 3:58 PM

More than 20% of Families Receive Welfare Aid

Over 430,000 Israeli families - one in five families - turned to the Welfare Ministry for help in 2009. Maayana Miskin, 1/5/2011, 6:04 PM

Shoah Survivors to Get Medicine Discount

The Knesset has approved reduced-price medicine for Holocaust survivors.Maayana Miskin, 4/26/2010, 3:51 PM