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Haaretz | Life in the Palestinian Shoafat Refugee Camp Stopped After Saturday’s Shooting
The refugee camp, which was established in 1965 by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, and by ...
The Jerusalem Post | Almost half of Jerusalem is in poverty: How do they survive?
The late Prof. Avraham Friedman, the former CEO of the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, defined this prec...
Haaretz | Thousands of East Jerusalem Students Skip School in Protest Claiming Censorship
Dr. David Koren, the CEO of the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, said “strikes are a rather routine tool ...
The Jerusalem Post | How can we preserve the much beloved buildings in Jerusalem?
At the National Council for Preservation, there is an understanding of the constant tension between the need to p...
i24News | Israel launches training program for Israeli Arabs to work in private sector
A study by the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research found that the Arab population of east Jerusalem had a bet...
Globes | Program for employing Jerusalem Arabs in public sector underway
A study by the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research found that the Arab population of East Jerusalem was bette...
The Jerusalem Post | Jerusalem: A city bound by poverty
According to a report of the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Studies (JIPS) published in May 2022, as well as a Ce...
Jewish Press | Independent Arab List Sponsored by Fatah Running in Jerusalem Municipality Elections
According to research by the Jerusalem Institute, in 2018, 92% of students studied according to the Palestinian p...

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