MembersWho Dominates in Israel’s Hi-Tech Industry?

A report by the Israel Finance Ministry reveals that the nation’s vaunted hi-tech industry is dominated by young, non-religious Jewish males.

By Israel Today Staff |
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Seventy-four percent of the high-paying jobs in the hi-tech sector belong to this particular group, while young, secular Jewish women control a further 24 percent of those positions.

The nation’s Arab population is barely represented in this industry, holding a mere 1.4 percent of the available jobs, though they account for 11 percent of the overall workforce. The remaining 0.6 percent of jobs in the...

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