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Milken Innovation Center hosts successful Innovation Lab on New Models for Water Sustainability
The Milken Innovation Center hosted a Financial Innovation Lab on New Models for Water Sustainability, followed by two full days of tours through Israel's water ecosystem. The lab was attended by business developers, researchers, government officials, and water technology executives from both California and Israel....
Between East and West: Equality and Inequality in Jerusalem
The JIIS together with the Berl Katznelson Foundation hosted a conference on the topic of Inequality in Jerusalem. Participants included Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat as well as numerous Arab and Jewish academics and journalists. ...
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...
“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. ...
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. ...
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...
SPREE Project selected as a success story by the EC!
SPREE project was chosen as a sucess story within the framework of the European Commission's recent shift. The concept of servicizing is considered to be a ground-breaking approach in the area of the Circular Economy and Systematic eco-innovation. Read more about the project and about servicizing....
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. ...
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....
Statistical Column: Women's Education and the Labor Force
The average monthly salary in Israel for men in 2012 was 50% higher than the average for women! The gap between women's educational achievements and their situation in the university labor market invites us to explore the relationship between gender, education, and the workforce more broadly. ...
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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