Friday, June 29, 2018


Yair Assaf-Shapira

Most parking places in Israel are free. Car owners expect to have free parking near their homes, but is this also true when you are out and about? Not everyone has an easy time finding parking near their places of work, or shopping and entertainment centers. Like any other product or service that is in short supply, parking in city centers can be hard to find, and as a result, multiple parking garages have popped up over the years.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Don't Crowd Me!

Dafna Shemer

Jerusalem is home to one tenth of Israel's population, and is the second largest Local Authority in Israel, in terms of its area of jurisdiction. Only Dimona, which enlarged its area with the addition of the Nevatim Airbase, precedes it.

But just how great is the population density in the city?

Friday, June 1, 2018

Sick? Injured? Get to your Health Fund

Lior Regev

The final months of 2017 were tough on the health of the people in Zion. The winter, or more precisely the lack of winter, and the accompanying dryness, made their mark on the parents and children who suffered together. The frequent flus, and the viruses and germs that never let up and were constantly on the attack, wore everyone down. According to an article by Rotem Elizera published on Ynet (in Hebrew), they caused an increase of 10 percent in the sick days taken by workers in Israel, in comparison to 2016.