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Between East and West: Equality and Inequality in Jerusalem
The JIIS together with the Berl Katznelson Foundation will be hosting a conference on the topic of Inequality in Jerusalem. Participants include Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat as well as numerous Arab and Jewish academics and journalists. The event will take place on Monday, July 6, 2015, 5-8:30pm ...
“Israel in 3D” puts a spotlight on Jerusalem
“Israel in 3D” put a spotlight on Jerusalem this year! The event was held at UCLA and hosted by the JIIS in cooperation with the Y&S Nazarian Center and the Jerusalem Foundation. Keynote speakers included Dan Meridor and Uri Dromi. ...
JIIS team heads to Montreal to address the changing society in Israel in the 21st Century
JIIS researchers head to Concordia University, still associated with anti-Israel expression, for a conference on the topic of Sustainable Israel, hosted by the AIS and the Azrieli foundation, marking the 31st annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies ...
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. ...
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 hosts its concluding conference in Brussels
SPREE project hosted its closing conference in Brussels. The consortium from all 7 coutries gathered in Brussles to present the frutiful outcome of the three-year project: the policy packages. Read more about Servicizing and the project's key elements. ...
Statistical Column: Will the dream soon come true?
Jerusalem offers a welcoming home to new immigrants, but not to all. Find out who settles in Jerusalem, who doesnt's and where other immigrants in Israel choose to build their homes....
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....
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....
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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