The modern country of Israel contains two different nationalities,
the Jewish and the Palestinian. Both are complicated from its religious and
cultural identity. Among these two nationalities, the Palestinians are Arabs
and their customs are founded in Muslim culture while the Jews in Israel define
their own culture as their belief.
Israel is the Divine Land of the world’s great religions such as
Judaism, Christianity and Islam. 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 worship
National or official languages are Hebrew and Arabic. Hebrew is
written from right to left. 21% of Israeli citizens are Arabs whose day-to-day
language is either Arabic or Hebrew. Along with the local languages, 35
languages are spoken in Israel.
Ø Gender status:-
In the Orthodox custom, women and men live very distinct lives. They
are measured inferior and excluded from many of traditional activities. But now
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 many field.
Ø Income distribution:-
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.
Ø Social welfare:-
Social welfare 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.