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The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies is a think tank for research & ideas on Jerusalem, environmental and innovational policy in Israel, and management of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Institute focuses on the unique challenges of modern Jerusalem, and its analyses are widely acclaimed by policy makers, scholars and the general public.
Statistical Column: Home Owner
Affordable housing is a laregly discussed issue in Jerusalem and in Israel, especially since the 2011 social justice protests. How many residents in Jerusalem are home owners and how many are renters?And how does this compare to other major cities? Read the column to find out!...
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....
New: 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....
Urban Sustainability Website
The JIIS recently received a generous grant to expand its research on the topic of sustainability. The "Urban Sustainability " project will focus on promoting sustainable urban lifestyles. The project will particularly focus on sustainable consumption, innovation and resilience with the aim of creating a new policy framework and seek wher...
SPREE project chosen as a representative project for EC.
SPREE project, recently hosted a conference at the EU in Brussels to provide a platform for stakeholders to voice their vision of whether and how "Servicizing" could be promoted to maximum advantage. Read more about the aim of the project and about it being chosen as a representative project for EC. ...
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. ...
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...
2014 Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem presented to President Reuven Rivlin
JIIS staff recently presented the 2014 Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem to President Reuven Rivlin....
Peace Talks over Jerusalem: A Review of the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Concerning Jerusalem 1993-2011
The issue of Jerusalem is at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and of the national, religious, and political discourse on both sides. This document aims to outline as clear and credible a picture as possible of the negotiations that have been held over the future of Jerusalem, including the identification of areas of disagreement and of...
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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