Fight Israeli poverty, not poverty statistics

By Shlomo Swirski and Noga Dagan-Buzaglo (Translated from Hebrew by Noam Benishei)  Poverty in Israel is not the result of low social security transfers, it’s the result of low income. And the truth of the matter is that the issue of poverty is not high on the Israeli government’s list of priorities The Alaluf Committee […]

Reducing greenhouse gas won’t change a thing for Israel’s citizens

By Yossi Loss (Translated from Hebrew by Maya Naveh) If the Israeli government is concerned with climate change and its consequences, it must focus less on reducing Israel’s inconsequential greenhouse gas emissions, and more on preparing for the difficulties ahead. In Israel’s latest budget plan, the item dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been […]