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Jerusalem Institute - Annual Report 2017
The Jerusalem Institute held numerous briefings and seminars with high-ranking officials in the government and the municipality. The Institute also briefed different branches of security services, including representatives from the army, the police, and local officials. ...
The City Planners' Workshop for Shared Spaces in Jerusalem
The Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research has chosen to promote the study of shared spaces in Jerusalem. A strengthening of the positive dimensions of the encounters among the populations may prevent deterioration in the level of inter-group hostility, and contribute to a strengthening of the cohesion of the social fabric of the city, as well as ...
Civil Society in Jerusalem
Civil Society in Jerusalem -Methodical Research and Mapping. This study presents a thorough quantitative view of the third sector and the place of civil society in the city. Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, a religious center, and Israel's largest and most diverse city, is fertile ground for civil society activity....
Jerusalem- Facts and Trends 2018
The publication “Facts and Trends 2018" presents an up-to-date understanding of Jerusalem on a wide range of topics, including demography, employment, education, construction, and tourism. The publication is intended to summarize the main findings of the Institute’s annual Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem. ...
The Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem 2018 Edition
The Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem, edited by Dr. Maya Choshen, presents a comprehensive view of Jerusalem as reflected in the data. The Yearbook is a collection of population, migration, construction, tourism and other data, presented in various groupings and comparisons, such as Israel's large cities, ethnic and religious groups, and neig...
The R2PI project: Transition from Linear to Circular Economy
The R2PI project is a three-year project within the environment theme of Horizon 2020 (H2020) of the European Union. The project began in November 2016 and is due to end in October 2019 with a total funding of 3 million Euros....
Polarized Labor Integration
Polarized Labor Integration: East Jerusalem Palestinians in the City's Employment Market, examines the labor market for East Jerusalem Palestinians in the Israeli arena and in the immediate context of the urban space shared by the two parts of the city....
Statistical Column- our blog: Discover the meaning behind the data
The Jerusalem Institute's Blog - A pool of information, interpertations of day to day data and the trends that stand out....
Research & Analysis
Healthy Encounters: Jerusalem Hospitals as Shared Spaces for Jews and Arabs
This paper addresses hospitals in Jerusalem, Israel’s most diverse and culturally multifaceted city, as a shared space for Jews and Arabs. The paper will present relevant studies in this field, with attention to reciprocal relations within the shared space....
Vocational Training: A Tool for Employment Integration of East Jerusalem Residents
Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, is unfortunately also the poorest of its major cities, with a poverty rate of 44% as of 2016. The poorest population group in Jerusalem is the Arab community of East Jerusalem. In order to improve the standard of living among East Jerusalem residents, reduce wage gaps, and bring families out of poverty, it is neces...
The Potential Demand for Haredi High School Yeshiva Studies
The development of Haredi high school yeshivas as a normative educational track for high-school aged students in Haredi society, in parallel to the existing track of 'Yeshivot Ketanot', is essential in order to enhance access to higher education and increase employment opportunities for young Haredim....
The American Embassy's transfer to Jerusalem: Does it threaten the peace process?
In Jerusalem on May 14, a ceremony will take place, dedicating the United States Embassy in its new location in Jerusalem. Read and Watch Professor Yitzhak Reiter briefly summarize the history of Jerusalem and its evolving international status, from the late 1940s until now. Reiter explains international response to these changes, including that of...
Residents, Not Citizens: Israeli Policy towards the Arabs in East Jerusalem, 1967-2017
On June 11, 1967, the government of Israel held its very first meeting since the sweeping victory of the Six Day War. At this meeting it adopted a decision to annex East Jerusalem, incorporating it into the State of Israel. The central issue of this book is how the status of the Arab residents who lived in the territory annexed by Israel was determ...
Contested Holy Places in Israel-Palestine
Over the last twenty years, there has been a growing understanding that conflicts in or over holy places differ from other territorial conflicts. By providing a thorough and systematic analysis of the social, economic, and political conditions that fuel conflicts over holy sites and the conditions that create tolerance or conflict, this book will b...
Research Project on the topic of Arab neighborhoods in East Jerusalem
The Arab neighborhoods of East Jerusalem are in a way "Terra Incognita," both to the public and to government authorities. This is true despite the fact that Jerusalem holds a central place in the conflict. This new research project seeks to expose the social, economic and political characteristics in these areas. ...
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