Even Israel has a number of senior professors who enjoy the status and perks, but do little to advance their departments or discipline. For its part, the government needs to fund new positions and the kind of salaries and research facilities that will keep people in Israel. This is most critical in the economics, engineering and science sectors.
Hundreds protest by Tel Aviv club where 'rape video' was filmed calling for club's closure (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel mulls perks for professors to stymie brain drain