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JIIS Blog · 6d ago

Garden City Movement

Shaya RosenblumThe area of a city that is devoted to parks, gardens, and inviting spaces where people can sit is an indicator of the extent of municipal investment in the quality of life of ...
JIIS Blog · 3W ago

Well-Educated

Dafna ShemerAmong both Jews and Arabs, the influence of education on employment is clearly evident. According to the Labor Force Survey conducted for the year 2016 by the Central Bureau of S...
JIIS Blog · 1M ago

NMP38 -- The TAMA

Yair Assaf-ShapiraNational Masterplan 38 (NMP38, or TAMA38) is a national plan with a double purpose – to reinforce old buildings and ensure their earthquake preparedness; and to contribute ...
JIIS Blog · 1M ago

A Secondhand Car from Jerusalem?

Lior RegevAccording to data from the Israel Vehicle Importers Association, the year 2016 saw a record high in the delivery of vehicles in Israel. The purchase of new vehicles contributes to ...
JIIS Blog · 1M ago

Where's the High-Tech?

Yair Assaf-ShapiraIn 1995, there were 9,800 people employed in the high-tech sector in Jerusalem, according to the publication "The Development of the High-Tech Sector in Israel, 1995-2014" ...
JIIS Blog · 1M ago

Putting Food on the Table

Omer YanivData accumulated from the Household Expenditure Survey carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics show that the average household expenditure in Jerusalem is lower than the na...
JIIS Blog · 1M ago

Facing East

Dafna ShemerWhen we think of East Jerusalem, we tend to perceive it as a single geographic unit, when in fact East Jerusalem, like West Jerusalem, is constructed of neighborhood after neighb...
JIIS Blog · 2M ago

Young Neve Yaacov

Shaya RosenblumIn every discussion about the demographic future of Jerusalem and its various neighborhoods, the residential patterns of young people (20- to 34-year-olds) within the city mus...
JIIS Blog · 2M ago

Back to School

Lior RegevAfter the long summer vacation, followed by the period of the High Holidays, more than 2,272,000 pupils finally return to school and to their regular routines.The education system ...
JIIS Blog · 4M ago

Safe Travels

Lior RegevIsrael’s roads are the most congested among all OECD countries. Residents of and visitors to Israel’s major cities are well aware of this congestion: every morning long lines of ca...