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Milken Fellowship celebrates 20 years since its establishement
The Milken Innovation Center at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, has produced one of the highest quality networks of human capital in Israel – training and placing young people with high academic achievement and placing them in key positions in government offices. For the first time ever we gathered our alumni for an enlightening evening...
New: The Ongoing Transformation of Haredi Population in Israel
This report, published by the Research Center for Haredi Society at the JIIS traces some main aspects of the changes undergone by the haredi population, as well as the meaning of these changes, particularly with the growing numbers of haredim involved in academic studies and gainful employment...
Summary of Panel Discussion in Memory of Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov on the topic of Temple Mount
Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov (Barsi) was a professor of international relations and served as head of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies for ten years, until he passed away in 2013. On March 26, 2015, the second annual panel discussion in his memory took place at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies....
First Urban Sustainability Annual Conference - a great success!
The "Urban Sustainability " project recently hosted its first annual conference summarizing its activity during the first year of the project. The conference, attended by 250, was hosted by the Municipality of Holon and included renowned speakers from various disciplines in the field of sustainability. Read more about the conference....
Panel Discussion on the Arab Neighborhoods in East Jerusalem
The JIIS together with the Friedrich Naumann foundation recently hosted a panel discussion on the Socio-Political Situation and Policy on the Escalation of Violence in East Jerusalem. ...
Complete updated list of JIIS publications
Since its establishment, the Institute has published over 400 publications in various fields and on numerous topics, most of which are available for direct download. The list can be sorted by topic, name, language, publication year and more....
Press Release: Document containing the principal data of the 2015 Statistical Yearbook
Every year, the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies releases new data about the city and its residents on the eve of Jerusalem Day. The following document contains the principal data of the yearbook....
Old versus New: Preservation Policy in Jerusalem
The late Yigal Alon once stated: "when a people does not preserve its past, its present is uncertain and its future unclear.”. After the preservation efforts in the city had slackened, the initiative for this report was launched at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies. ...
SPREE project hosted its 6th workshop in Jerusalem.
The JIIS recently hosted SPREE project's 6th workshop. The consortium from all 7 countries spent the week in Jerusalem with the aim of advancing the development of the effective policy packages. Read more about Servicizing and the project's key elements. ...
Statistical Column: Jerusalem Workforce
May 1st, which marks both International Workers' Day and Jerusalem Day, presents a good opportunity to take a look at the workforce in Jerusalem and specifically at our commuters! ...
The Marom Plan for the Economic Development of Jerusalem
The Marom Plan, a government commissioned project for the economic development of Jerusalem, focuses on strengthening Jerusalem as a tourist city, as a center of R&D in the field of biotechnology and as a leading academic city....
Jerusalem Facts and Trends 2014
This publication presents an updated and concise picture of Jerusalem and of the trends and changes in the city in a wide range of fields, including population, employment, education, tourism, construction, and business and industry...
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