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Next year's budget to include paid paternity leave

Paternity leave will begin at least 15 weeks after birth, and continue at least two weeks - provided the mother returns to work.

Next year's budget to include paid paternity leave

Top economist wants to force new dads to take paternity leave

Gov't cost-of-living czar, Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, presents new proposal for families that would require paternity leave.

Top economist wants to force new dads to take paternity leave

Initiative: Paternity leave - two weeks to one month

Father's vacation would not come at expense of mother's, but granted to father from state budget after mother completes maternity leave.

Initiative: Paternity leave - two weeks to one month

Fathers of twins can take 3 weeks of concurrent paternity leave

Law allowing fathers of twins to take 3 weeks leave concurrent with their wives' passes first reading.

Fathers of twins can take 3 weeks of concurrent paternity leave

Breastfeeding hour - for men

New Knesset law aims to encourage men to take a greater share in child-rearing

Breastfeeding hour - for men

Empowering moms and dads in the Israeli workplace

New NGO taking Israel by storm, pushing through legislation to create a more family friendly workplace.

Empowering moms - and dads - in the Israeli workplaceplayer

Hotovely: Having a Baby Took a Political Toll

The MK, who did not do well in the primaries, says that her Likud activism was curtailed during her maternity leave.

Hotovely: Having a Baby Took a Political Toll

Israeli Dads to get 8-Day Paternity Leave

Opposition and Coalition unite in supporting bill allowing fathers "to help their wives in the important moments of their lives together".

Israeli Dads to get 8-Day Paternity Leave