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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. ...
Welcoming the Milken Innovation Center at the JIIS
The JIIS is delighted to inform you that our Innovation Policy Center will be continuing its mission in conjunction with the Israel Milken Institute, a subset of the International Milken Institute. The Center will be focusing on a range of projects to scale-up Israel’s growth through research and training on key strategic economic objectives. ...
Symposium: Whose Jerusalem? Jerusalem and the Challenge of the "Other"
The JIIS , together with the JCJCR, recently hosted the annual Symposium in Memory of Daniel Rossing, Founder and First Director of the Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations....
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....
Website for the Center of the study of Ultra-Orthodox Society
A new website has been created for the center for the Study of Ultra-Orthodox society at JIIS. The website will serve as the window into the activity at the center and includes publications by leading experts from a wide range of fields who specialize in the ultra-orthodox sector to deal with current developments in that community....
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: Off to work we go!
Different cities specialize in specific industries or sectors that can be analzyed using a specialization index. What sectors rank higher in Jerusalem's specialization index compared to other major Israeli cities? ...
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....
NEW: 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...
The Shas Movement and Haredi-Sephardi Community at the End of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Era
The JIIS’ new Center for the Study of the Haredi [Ultra-Orthodox] Society announced its arrival with a seminar on The Shas Movement and the Haredi-Sephardi Community at the End of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Era. Rabbi Yosef, the founder and dominant leader of Shas, the Sephardi ultra-orthodox political and movement, died last October. ...
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