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Jerusalem in 2021 Approaching 1 Million Residents, More Diverse than Ever
On the occasion of the 54th Jerusalem Day, the Jerusalem Institute presented to President Reuven Rivlin and the Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe...
Israel’s Jerusalem Syndrome
Opinion: The recent clashes in a capital where even the smallest spark can set its streets alight are a direct result of the city’s...
What does the future hold for east Jerusalem?
For the past few years negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority have been stuck, but regardless, it seems clear that in ...
Jerusalem in 2021: By the numbers
Earlier this week, Dan Halperin and Lior Schillat, chairman and CEO of the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, presented to Presiden...
Jerusalem Post: Palestinian Elections: will they happen in Jerusalem?
May 19 has been set for the election to the Palestinian Authority parliament, but much remains unclear, including whether it will actuall...
Coronavirus pandemic deals fatal blow to Israel’s working women
“Women went back tens of years during the coronavirus pandemic to traditional, household roles.” ...
US Embassy in Jerusalem plans ambitious expansion
Jerusalem Post: Jerusalem has green-lighted building permits that may reshape the city – for better and for worse. ...
Temple Mount has turned into ‘Corona Mount’
Like so many other laws, coronavirus regulations are unenforced on the politically volatile site, and Jews and Arabs alike are paying the...

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Yair Assaf-Shapira

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Dr. Amnon Ramon

Senior Researcher

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Dr. Maya Choshen

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  • Urban Planning

Israel (Lulik) Kimhi

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Yamit Naftali

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Lior Schillat

Director General

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Steven Zecher

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Tehila Bigman

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  • East Jerusalem
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Sarit Bensimhon-Peleg

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Murad Natsheh

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