A working person who saves every agora believes that when the time comes, he or she will be able to live respectably from the earnings saved. But now it seems that nothing is sure, everything is fragile.
Anyone who left work early Sunday and went out to have some fun with the family encountered an unexpected problem: darkness in the middle of the afternoon
But because of the complex security situation, which raises the levels of risk and uncertainty, because of the enormous resources diverted to the IDF, the Shin Bet and the Mossad, we cannot manifest the real growth potential of the country.
Talking about 'poverty' is passe: Today, what the trendy bemoan is 'hunger.' Why? Because the media and the many and myriad associations that address these problems are locked in a battle over ratings, and if you do not inflame and howl, you will not get any screen time. 'Hunger' is much more attention-grabbing than mere 'poverty.'
In contrast to the story playing itself out in the media, Zelekha did not start his war with the accusations against Olmert a year and a half ago with the Leumi affair. He launched his battles immediately after starting the job four years ago.
The Finance Ministry hasn't been this happy in a long time: it has now managed to defeat Ran Erez, chairman of the Secondary School Teachers Association.
All three deadly accidents in the last two weeks have one thing in common: They stem from the combination of fast, dangerous driving with an underdeveloped highway system that extracts a bloody, steep price for every human error.
Sometimes, when people frighten me with the prospect of the gargantuan traffic jams that will clog downtown because of some special event, I decide to go by bus.