By Shoshanna Solomon - April 26, 2018

Originally appeared here in the Times of Israel 

The Knesset committee for Arab affairs this week approved a NIS 20 million ($5.6 million) two-year plan for the creation of technology parks within Arab towns in Israel, as a way to boost local employment opportunities locally and close income gaps between Jewish and Arab Israelis.

A further NIS 5 million was earmarked to create access roads and transportation to and from these parks. The committee instructed the Ministry of Economy and Industry to set up the plan within 90 days. Read More