Election Podcasts

Tipping Point Episode 104 - It's Education, Stupid

- February 13, 2019

With just under two months to elections, Israelis are asking themselves if life is good here. Tipping Point sits down with Prof. Dan Ben David, head of the Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research, for some insight.

In this episode, we learn about the current status of the domestic economy and whether this trend can be maintained (01:46). We wonder if Israel’s “culture of shortcuts” is a recipe for a future economic crisis. (05:22)

Also on this episode:
Are the Ultra-Orthodox and Arab sectors really lagging behind in the workforce? (08:44) and how can the housing issue be solved? (13:55) 
When relating to the upcoming elections: Do Israelis also vote with their wallets? (17:05)

Before wrapping up, we check if Israel is still the Start-Up Nation? (20:54) and look at whether the country has a poverty problem. (23:03)