chapter  13
15 Pages

Careers in Israel

ByAsya Pazy, Dana Shefer

Over the last few decades, the core values of Israeli society have shifted from the emphasis on collectivism that was common in the initial years after the founding of the State to individualism and materialism, which focus less on ensuring the interests of smaller groups. These changes, which many see as indicators of “normalization” following the Holocaust and the establishment of a state with a renewed national identity, are manifested in almost every aspect of society, such as culture, forms of living, economy, the labor market and education.