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Feb 18th | The Reciprocal Relations Between the Evangelical Movement and Israel
Can we talk about Zionist Christianity? What is the reason for the "Friends of Zion", Evangelical Christians’ great interest in the State of Israel? Is it about the people, the Jewish religion, the religious heritage, or the land? And how do Israeli society and the governing establishment relate to this phenomenon?...
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. ...
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. ...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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