OECD: Israel invests the least in early childhood education

OECD: Israel invests the least in early childhood education

OECD report shows Israel invests less than other countries in early childhood education. Former minister: We're still in the 50s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 12:08 PM
Bennett gives Ministers tour of Hevron yeshiva

Bennett gives Ministers tour of Hevron yeshiva

Naftali Bennet visits the Hevron yeshiva with ministers from OECD countries, telling them about Talmud study and analysis. Pictures inside.Chaim Lev, 9/26/2016, 8:39 PM
Israel has 2nd-highest income gap in OECD

Israel has 2nd-highest income gap in OECD

Lack of competition exacerbating gap between rich and poor; Israel still one of the world's most stable and flourishing economies.Raphael Poch, 1/31/2016, 12:40 PM
Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money

Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money

Better-educated Israelis are doing better than their peers in other developed countries, an OECD report says.Moshe Cohen, 12/13/2015, 4:50 PM
Israeli Teachers Make 37% Less Than OECD Average

Israeli Teachers Make 37% Less Than OECD Average

Central Bureau of Statistics finds that men make 15% more, on average, than women as well.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2015, 2:58 PM
Nearly 2/3 of Israelis are Often Overdrawn

Nearly 2/3 of Israelis are Often Overdrawn

Shocking figures reveal many Israelis living constantly in the red; Bank of Israel wants to know why.Hillel Fendel, 11/3/2014, 3:27 PM
Report: Prices in Israel Not So Bad

Report: Prices in Israel Not So Bad

Prices in Israel may be high, but they are going up at a slower pace than in other OECD countries, a report said.Moshe Cohen, 11/3/2014, 2:16 AM
World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Now

World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Now

The World Bank Israel listed in 40th place as a business-friendly location, two places below Israel's position in the 2013 report.Moshe Cohen, 11/2/2014, 5:20 PM
Israel 4th Most Educated Country

Israel 4th Most Educated Country

OECD: Israel follows Russia, Canada and Japan, and is followed by the United States.Arutz Sheva, 9/15/2014, 12:13 AM
OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

Israel's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2014, 7:10 PM
Report: To Cut Poverty, Govt. Must Spend Money

Report: To Cut Poverty, Govt. Must Spend Money

Israel needs to invest money in order to lower the poverty rate, a Knesset-appointed panel said in a report released MondayYosef Berger, 6/24/2014, 3:45 AM
International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

Israel's GDP continues to grow, according to new report - but unemployment in specific populations continue to threaten that growth.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2014, 8:33 PM
Analyst: Farmers’ ‘Cartels’ Mean Israelis Pay More

Analyst: Farmers’ ‘Cartels’ Mean Israelis Pay More

Analyst: Israelis pay 25% more due to powerful agricultural lobbies. The solution is simple – but won’t be easy.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 1:25 PM
OECD Sec'y-Gen Praises Israeli Economy With Lapid

OECD Sec'y-Gen Praises Israeli Economy With Lapid

In joint press conference, Angel Gurria and Finance Min. Lapid discuss new OECD report on Israeli economy.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/9/2013, 9:26 AM
Israeli Poverty Still High Despite Strong Economy

Israeli Poverty Still High Despite Strong Economy

High unemployment among Arab women, hareidi men contributes towards Israel ranking bottom out of 35 OECD states.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2013, 4:55 PM
Bank of Israel: Israelis Pay Less Tax, Get Less

Bank of Israel: Israelis Pay Less Tax, Get Less

Bank of Israel finds Israelis pay less tax than others in OECD - and get less from the government.Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 3:19 PM
Liquor Tax? I Didn't Do It, Says Finance Minister

Liquor Tax? I Didn't Do It, Says Finance Minister

Don't blame him for the increase in taxes on cheap liquor, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said MondayDavid Lev, 7/1/2013, 10:29 PM
Critics: Liquor Law Helps Rich, Punishes Poor

Critics: Liquor Law Helps Rich, Punishes Poor

Beginning Monday, prices on some alcoholic beverages in Israel will shoot up – while the cost of others will come downDavid Lev, 6/30/2013, 9:57 PM
Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and Science

Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and Science

Israeli kids are twice as motivated to become doctors as are kids elsewhereDavid Lev, 9/20/2012, 7:06 PM
Report: Israel is the Second-Most Educated Country

Report: Israel is the Second-Most Educated Country

The “Education at a Glance 2012” report finds that 64% of Israelis reach higher education, second only to Canada.Elad Benari, 9/12/2012, 5:44 AM
OECD to Israel: Great Job! But Crisis Not Over Yet

OECD to Israel: Great Job! But Crisis Not Over Yet

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria praises Israel on its management of the global fiscal crisis, but warns “it's not over yet.”Chana Ya'ar, 6/6/2012, 10:56 AM
PM: Middle Class Resents Hareidim, Arabs

PM: Middle Class Resents Hareidim, Arabs

In comments sure to anger some of his coalition partners, PM Netanyahu said that Hareidim and Arabs made Israeli 'look bad' in OECD reports.David Lev, 4/5/2012, 1:52 PM
OECD Report: Israel 2nd Among Educated Countries

OECD Report: Israel 2nd Among Educated Countries

New OECD report places Israel in second place in terms of the number of its academics. No surpise to Jewish mothers.Elad Benari, 2/2/2012, 3:15 AM
Shai Slams Netanyahu's "American" Economics

Shai Slams Netanyahu's "American" Economics

MK Nachman Shai slammed PM Netanyahu's free-market economics calling them "piggish capitalism".Gabe Kahn., 12/5/2011, 9:40 PM
Israel Booming Despite Economic Downturn

Israel Booming Despite Economic Downturn

OECD expects Israel to avoid recession and to see continued growth despite a slowdown that should end by mid 2012.Gabe Kahn., 11/28/2011, 8:25 PM
Women's Retirement to Remain 62

Women's Retirement to Remain 62

A bill to keep the retirement age for women at 62 passed its first Knesset reading as the coalition backs down on its pledge to fight.Gabe Kahn., 7/14/2011, 9:55 PM
OECD on Taxes, Cell Phones

OECD on Taxes, Cell Phones

The OECD report includes comparisons of Israeli taxation, communications prices to the average.Maayana Miskin, 7/1/2011, 2:45 PM
Mixed Healthcare News from OECD

Mixed Healthcare News from OECD

OECD finds that Israelis are healthy, but hospitals are understaffed and overcrowded. Government promises change.Maayana Miskin, 7/1/2011, 12:38 PM
Israel: Best Economy in the West

Israel: Best Economy in the West

Israel’s economy is the fastest-growing in the West, blossoming by 4.5% - compared with the OECD's 2.7%.Hillel Fendel, 12/30/2010, 2:06 PM
OECD Meets in Jerusalem

OECD Meets in Jerusalem

Most OECD members ignore a PA call to boycott a conference in Jerusalem, but no tours will be led to areas in the capital claimed by the PA.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/20/2010, 10:37 AM
Fatah Boycotts All Jerusalem

Fatah Boycotts All Jerusalem

Fatah pushes for a foreign boycott of all of Jerusalem -- even those areas that have always been in Israeli hands.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2010, 7:38 PM
Leftist Decry OECD in Jerusalem

Leftist Decry OECD in Jerusalem

A leftist organization sends a letter to OECD asking it to move planned conference out of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 8/2/2010, 3:30 AM
OECD Bonus for Israel

OECD Bonus for Israel

The OECD, which recently accepted Israel as a member, has chosen Jerusalem instead of Paris as the venue for its annual conference in October. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/15/2010, 9:00 AM
Israel Invests in Research

Israel Invests in Research

Government statistical data reveals that Israel has dramatically increased R&D spending, surpassing OECD standards.Maayana Miskin, 5/31/2010, 9:51 PM
Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Israel has a good report card in the health sector in comparison with other OECD nations, as seen in data just released by the Ministry of Health.Hana Levi Julian, 5/11/2010, 5:04 PM
Arab MK Against Israel

Arab MK Against Israel

The Chairman of the Israeli-Arab “Balad” party, MK Jamal Zekhalke, wrote to the head of the (OECD), asking him not to admit Israel into the body.Hillel Fendel, 5/11/2010, 2:31 PM
OECD Unanimously Accepts Israel

OECD Unanimously Accepts Israel

“This is a great day” for Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu said after the OECD rejected PA objections and unanimously accepted Israel as a member. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/10/2010, 5:54 PM