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A Community that Believes in Education: Evaluation Study in the Jerusalem Neighborhoods of Neve Yaakov and Beit Safafa
Neve Yaakov and Beit Safafa are two Jerusalem neighborhoods with a low socioeconomic profile whose education systems require support and growth. The “Community that Believes in Education” project offered a holistic approach to improving education and welfare among children and youth, based on a local, community and neighborhood-centered perspective. The purpose of this evaluation study is to describe and characterize the project components, and to analyze its implementation and outcomes.
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The Upper Kidron Valley, Conservation and Development in the Visual Basin of the Old City of Jerusalem
The Upper Kidron Valley is the subject of this study. The area contains most of Jerusalem's historic landmark sites and many of the holiest sites of the three monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The area's religious, historic and archaeological importance is enhanced by its prominent location, breathtaking landscape panoramas, colorful communities and rapid rate of development. However, increasing modernization and urbanization pressures present a threat to the Upper Kidron Valley's landscape and landmark sites, and subsequently, caution and careful consideration are called for in the planning and development of the area if its unique character is to be preserved and protected.

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Anti- Poverty Strategies in Jerusalem
Jerusalem is one of the poorest cities in Israel. In 2003 the proportion of families living below the poverty line in the city reached 33%. The goal of this paper is to explore options for the adoption of local anti-poverty strategies in Jerusalem.
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Jerusalem as a Component of Israel's National Security: Indicators of the State of the Capital and a View to the Future
The goal of this research is to present indicators for assessing the city's demographic, economic, social and political status. The research suggests how to bridge the gap between image and reality, how to change current trends and fulfill the city's potential, and what could happen if current trends continue. It presents the results of a national survey aimed at delineating the image that the general public has of Jerusalem on a variety of issues, and the opinions regarding the city's future.

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The Security Fence Around Jerusalem: Implications for the City and Its Residents
The articles in this collection address a number of issues connected with the security fence in the Jerusalem region.

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From Jerusalem to Mecca and Back: The Islamic Consolidation of Jerusalem
Since 1967, when Israel took over East Jerusalem with its Old City and sacred places, the Islamic perspective of Jerusalem has changed dramatically. A Muslim campaign for liberating Jerusalem from Israeli control was launched in August 1969 following the fire, which was started by an Australian non-Jewish tourist to the structure of the al-Aqsa Mosque.
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Coping with Terrorism in Jerusalem
Over the last two decades the nature of terrorism has gradually changed: from largely small-scale attacks such as kidnappings, hijackings, and political assassinations, aimed at riveting media attention, to attacks designed to inflict maximum damage on random civilian targets in populous urban areas. This book explores the challenges that this new kind of terrorism poses to policymakers, and investigates their various responses.
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Jaffa Road: Biography of a Street: the Story of a City
Jaffa Road forms the axis around which the new city of Jerusalem emerged after the first settlement outside the walls in the mid-nineteenth century. This book reveals the changes that have occurred along the street throughout the years that have followed. The story of Jaffa Road offers an accurate microcosm of the condition of Jerusalem, including the low and high points of the city’s history.
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A Fence Around Jerusalem
The present document is the first in a series of planned research papers on the subject of the separation fence and Metropolitan Jerusalem. Its aims are to analyze the decision-making process underlying the fence and its route, with the focus on mapping and elucidating the main problems that have already arisen and that are likely to arise in the future.

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Alternative Routes for the Security Barrier in Jerusalem
The objective of this study is to present alternative routes for the Security Barrier around Jerusalem. Evaluation of these alternatives is based on the following criteria: Security considerations; maintaining the fabric of life of the Palestinian population; maintaining proper urban functioning; and political, economic, and environmental criteria. The study presents four key alternatives, and describes the advantages and disadvantages of each in light of the above-mentioned criteria.
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