May 4, 2016
From Arlene Kushner’s blog
“According to the InterNations survey’s Family Life Index
, in a roundup of the world’s 41 top countries to raise a family in, the best three countries are Austria, Finland, and Sweden. And right behind those wealthy, industrialized European nests of socialized everything and the baskets of goodies from the nanny state, in fourth place, you’ll find a country that’s been fighting for its life for almost 70 years, with a huge security budget, supposedly enormous gaps between rich and poor, and ceaseless ethnic strife — and there, according to the survey’s criteria, is the fourth best place on the planet to raise your children.” Israel.
Mentioned were availability of childcare and education, and family well being.
The picture above of nursery school children in the community of Bruchin in the Shomron (Samaria) is part of the slide show on the Legal Grounds website homepage:
I once before shared a video, also from Bruchin, but it is so upbeat that it fits the theme of Israel as a good place to live, and so I gladly share it again:
That, from the ashes of the Shoah, we now have communities such as Bruchin in a strong and vibrant Israel is nothing short of a miracle – if only we take the time to see it.