Following the deaths of two spiritual mentors and with women increasingly finding rewarding jobs, the ultra-Orthodox community is having to learn new ways of bringing up baby (and the other 5.7 children).
It’s a lot of work for the parents, but research shows homeschooled children are every bit as successful as their peers sitting in classrooms everyday.
Small apartments have proliferated in recent years, and that calls for a completely different approach. The solutions are in better design and innovative furniture concepts.
Pools, spas, kids' clubs, meeting rooms and wine cellars are often in developers' plans. But regulators turned down a proposed helipad.
The Social Affairs Ministry’s Empowerment Center in Safed, one of 27 across the country, does everything from readying resumes to restoring confidence in an effort to end a cycle of dependency.