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JIIS Blog · 1d ago

The Silver Screen

Omer YanivIn 2008, The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund set up operations in the city, tasked with promoting the production of audio-visual works with Jerusalem as their focus, and also expa...
JIIS Blog · 1W ago

Housing Projects – Israeli Style

Dafna ShemerOne of the repercussions of the 2011 housing protests was that recent Israeli governments, and the current minister of finance in particular, have taken measures to lower the hou...
JIIS Blog · 1W ago

Who I talk about when I talk about running

Yair Assaf-ShapiraOn Friday, March 17, I awoke to a cool, quiet morning that felt like a holiday. There was almost no sound of cars, because many roads were closed for the Jerusalem Marathon...
JIIS Blog · 3W ago

The apartment is always bigger on the other side

Lior RegevJerusalem Institute for Policy Research en.jerusaleminstitute.org.ilA few months ago the 2017 Arnona (municipal tax) invoice landed in our mailboxes. Next to the total payment due,...
JIIS Blog · 2M ago

Under Construction

Yair Assaf-ShapiraJerusalem Institute for Policy Research en.jerusaleminstitute.org.ilDuring 2015-2016 (January 2015 through June 2016, a total of 18 months) construction was started on 70,6...
JIIS Blog · 2M ago

Employment-Population Ratios

Yair Assaf-ShapiraJerusalem Institute for Policy Research, en.jerusaleminstitute.org.ilIn 2015 (the last year for which data are available), a total of 321,000 men and women were employed in...
JIIS Blog · 2M ago

It Belongs in a Museum!

Omer YanivJerusalem Institute for Policy Researchen.jerusaleminstitute.org.ilJerusalem is a city of museums. In the past, archaeological findings discovered in Jerusalem would be displayed i...
JIIS Blog · 3M ago

The Rain that Pays for Itself

Mimi KaplanJerusalem Institute for Policy Research – Milken innovation centeren.jerusaleminstitute.org.ilAtop a 1,000 square meter roof of a school building, rainwater falls and runs down in...
JIIS Blog · 3M ago

Fight for Your Right (To Pay Tax)

Dafna ShemerJerusalem Institute for Policy Research   en.jerusaleminstitute.org.ilJerusalem’s Arnona (municipal tax) is particularly high, the highest in Israel. In 2014 Jerusalem’s total du...
JIIS Blog · 4M ago

Employment Integration and the Jerusalem Intifada

Marik ShternJerusalem Institute for Policy Research   en.jerusaleminstitute.org.ilSince the end of the second intifada and construction of the separation fence, the economic and employment i...