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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.
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....
Statistical Column: Between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem – Galleries for Contemporary Art
Every two years the Pilat Center for Culture Research and Information publishes data about activities, funding, and numbers of visits to the museums and galleries supported by the Ministry of Culture. In 2010 the Ministry supported 41 art galleries throughout the country. About one-third of these are located in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. ...
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. ...
Symposium on the Visit of Pope Francis to the Holy Land
The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies together with the Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations hosted a symposium on the Visit of Pope Francis to the Holy Land. ...
2014 Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem presented to President elect Reuven Rivlin
JIIS staff recently presented the 2014 Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem to President elect Reuven Rivlin....
Press Release: Document containing the principal data of the 2014 Statistical Yearbook
How satisfied are residents of Jerusalem? And how is the economy doing in our capital? 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. ...
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. ...
Jerusalem: Facts and Trends 2013
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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