Welfare and Social Services Ministry (Israel)
Found in: Government of Israel
The Israeli Welfare and Social Services Ministry is the branch of government charged to ensure the welfare of the public in Israel and oversee the of supply of services.
The current Minister of Welfare and Social Services Minister is Isaac Herzog.
The ministry was originally divided into two separate ministries - The Labor ministry and the Welfare ministry. In 1977 they were united to be the Welfare and Labor ministry according to the view that labor can lead to welfare. In the term of the second government of Ariel Sharon the responsibility of work-related issues was transferred to the Industry, Commerce and Labor ministry and in 2007 the name was changed to be Welfare and Social Services Ministry.
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