Figures on January foreign tourist hotel stays are not yet available, but December's numbers were down 9% compared to December 2014 and 28% compared to December 2013.05:09 10.02.16 | 0 comments
In all the surveys and studies of the role of women in public life in Israel, it tells us that women get the short end of the stick. Take the current difficulites over the appointment of the Governor of the Bank of Israel there is a women in charge, but for some reason none of them men "in charge" want her. Where is the voice of the women on that issue--the Wall and the Wall and the Wall and . . . . For decaces women's salaries have been relegated to less that most men' salaries. One cominssion after the other has discussed the issue--the Wall and the Wall and the Wall and . . . In the early days of Upper Nazareth the late Cheif Rabbi Nissim was told about the sad state of religious affairs in the town. His reply was that first people had to have the means to support themselves, make a decent living. Once that happens, then it's time to deal with "religion". There are economic and social issues that continue to plague women for decades that are usually swept under the rug. And then, again and again, the Wall the Wall, the Wall and . . .