|The Information And Analytical Edition
Of The Jewish Confederation Of Ukraine
LOOK FROM ASIDE
In Brief ...
According to the UN report on the development of humanity, State of Israel ranks 22nd in the world between Spain and Hong Kong. The country will have to work a lot on the way to the top: to rid of the title of world champion in idleness, to curb an excessive birth-rate, to stop hoping for tips from abroad. But there also is good news: Israel is leading in the field of hi-tech and mobile phones. In general, there is an impression the Israelis live simultaneously in two different states: one is rich and prospering, the other - hardly balancing on the brink of poverty.