Many families in Israel are distressed as they hear of new government plans to raise taxes, introduce taxes on fruits and vegetables, and cut funding on child payments. The government hopes that tightening spending will keep the deficit under control, despite global recession.
Poverty among the youngest and the weakest in our nation has reached a shockingly high rate. The rate of poor children in Israel has risen more than 50% since 1998 and continues to increase.
Young engineers in Israel are making their way in the world, providing innovative solutions to improve quality of life for the elderly.