Dr. Asaf Malchi
Dr. Asaf Malchi is a researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute, in the Ultra-Orthodox in Israel program. His research focuses on current social and economic trends in the community, in the areas of employment, higher education, military and Civilian National Service, and more. These studies provide important input to decision makers in crafting policy on the ultra-Orthodox.
Currently, he is also engaged in the study of the relations between the IDF and Israeli society and in examining trends in public opinion with regard to the current IDF recruitment model and the integration of populations on Israel's social periphery into the IDF. Dr. Malchi teaches in Ben Gurion University and Ono Academic College.