28.07.2011 26.Tammus, 5771
Study finds haredi men worked fewer hours per week than general Jewish male population; change credited to global shift toward a leisure economy.
Israeli men are working less, according to research published Thursday by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel. The report revealed that Israeli men worked fewer hours per week in 2009 than they did a decade ago, with Israeli non-haredi Jewish men shortening their work weeks by 3.4 percent from 1999 to 2009.
The work weeks of Israeli Arab men did not change significantly, decreasing by 0.5 hours during the 10-year period….