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The Jerusalem Database

Reliable, up-to-date, and relevant statistical data are the foundation of policy. The Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research has a broad database that it makes accessible to policy makers and the…

Shared Spaces in Jerusalem

Recognizing that Jerusalem is a mixed city means thinking about and taking care of the varied needs of all groups and also requires thinking about the shared spaces. Shared spaces…

Fellows Programs

The Milken Innovation Center of the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research operates several popular Israeli and global fellows programs: The Milken Fellows Program: This is the leading fellowship program in…

Establishing a Socio-economic Policy for the Development of East Jerusalem

A lack of organized material exists pertaining to East Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research acts out of a desire to promote a knowledge-based social-economic, municipal, and political strategy…

Mapping East Jerusalem Neighborhoods

East Jerusalem neighborhoods are for the most part ‘terra incognita’ for the general public and also for the governmental authorities. This holds, despite the fact that both municipal and national…

Ultra-orthodox High Schools (Yeshivas)

The participation of ultra-Orthodox men in employment and higher education in Israel has been growing continuously for over a decade. These significant processes in ultra-Orthodox society point to a growing…

Christians and Christianity in Jerusalem and the State of Israel

The establishment of the State of Israel in 1948 posed a “complex theological challenge” to the churches and the Christian world: how should the Christian world refer to the Jewish…

The Gov. City

This research aims to present decision makers with economic and other advantages implicit in turning Jerusalem into an active and successful government city. What is a successful government city? A…

Urban Sustainability

The Urban Sustainability Project aimed to outline recommendations for policy and action in order to achieve sustainability through a change in the urban lifestyle. The project chose to focus on…

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Peace Process

Since its establishment, the Jerusalem Institute has dealt with the issue of Jerusalem’s geo-political future. We thought that regarding the most intractable disagreement between Israel and its neighbors, the voice…

Holy Sites

Conflicts over holy sites have a complex, and essentially different nature than other territorial conflicts. This understanding has been gradually increasing among researchers in the past twenty years. A holy…

Environmental Policy and Tools for Implementation

Environmental policy has evolved in Israel as elsewhere around the world since the 1970s with increasing awareness and concern about pollution, wastes, public health and ecological habitats. The Jerusalem Institute,…

The Arab Neighborhoods in East Jerusalem: Shuafat

PUB No. 518

2020 | Authors: Ahmed Asmar...

The Shuafat neighborhood is located in North Jerusalem, on the hilly ridge between Givat Hamivtar and  ivat Shapira (The French Hill) in the south and Beit Hanina in the north. The area of t...

Jerusalem: Facts and Trends 2020 - At a Glimpse

Publication No. 531

2020 | Authors: Michal Korach, Dr. Maya Choshen...

“Jerusalem: Facts and Trends – at a Glimpse” 2020 provides an up-to-date picture of Jerusalem across a wide range of topics, including population, employment, education, building...

Migration to and from Jerusalem 2017

Pub No. 521

2020 | Authors: Michal Korach, Dr. Maya Choshen...

The current study examines the scope of the migration to and from Jerusalem as well as the characteristics of the migrants in 2017, based on data from the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics...

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