The modern country
of Israel contains two different nationalities, the Jewish and the Palestinian.
These two nationalities are complicated from its religious and cultural
identity. Among these two nationalities, the Palestinians are Arabs and their
customs are founded in Muslim culture and the Jews in Israel define their
culture in the huge part around their belief as well.
Israel is the
Sacred Land of the world’s great religions such as Judaism, Christianity and
Islam. Though Judaism is the popular religion here, the liberty to practice any
of religion within country is guaranteed. The religions legally known under the
Israeli law are mainly Jewish, Christian, Muslim etc. Israel protects the
independence of Jews and non-Jews similar to involve in their chosen form of
official languages are Hebrew and Arabic. Hebrew is written from right to left.
About 50% of the Jewish people are Sephardi and half Ashkenazi. 21% of Israeli
citizens is Arabs whose day-to-day language is either Arabic or Hebrew. Along
with the local languages, 35 languages are spoken in Israel.
In the Orthodox
custom, women and men live very distinct lives. Here, women are measured
inferior, and they are excluded from many of traditional activities. However in
Israel, most of society is most advanced, and women are usually given equal
status to men, both legally as well as socially. Women are working in many
fields such as traditional fields like nursing, child care, teaching and
nontraditional one includes politics, military etc. Women are mostly restricted
to administration and education and generally do not achieve high positions in
In Israel, the
average income for the richest 20% of people is 7.5 times more than the poorest
20% of the society. The gap between the rich people and poor people in Israel
has been gradually increasing, with the average individual incomes of the same
groups 6.3 times before 10 years.
health care system, established in 1995, provides universal coverage by
requiring citizens to join one of four competing insurance plans that, by law,
have to provide certain base level services. The plans cannot reject customers
because of pre-existing conditions.
Israel has 46
acute-care hospitals, with approximately 15,000 acute-care beds. The Ministry
of Health operates about half of those beds, another half beds are operated by
the largest health plan (Clalit Health Services), and the remaining beds are
operated by a mix of for- profit and nonprofit organizations. The hospitals are
financed primarily via sale of services to the health plans, and they do so
through a complicated mix of reimbursement arrangements.
programs contain pensions for the elderly, workers’ compensation, and
allowances for big families. The government offers support for recent migrants,
though these programs have been criticized for assisting well-off migrants at
the cost of poorer native-born Israel’s people.
Israel has a broad
social security system that pays a sequence of benefits and scholarships to
those in financial need. The insurance system includes every resident of Israel
and the social program has a series of means verified assistances that are
applicable to people of aged 20 or older.