IDI and the Federmann School of Public Policy and Government at the Hebrew University hosted a several hours-long workshop to discuss the Council for Higher Education’s five-year plan to integrate members of the ultra-Orthodox community into academia.
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"The inflation of private member bills cheapens the work of the Knesset and contributes to bringing the public's trust in their elected officials to an unprecedented new low,” said IDI President Yohanan Plesner.
Survey shows low chances for an independent Palestinian State in the next 5 years; only small majority of Israelis and Palestinians support a two-state solution; Israelis and Palestinians do not trust each other
IDI President Yohanan Plesner argues that electoral reform will not suffice to fix the short-term-ism that is destroying Israel's capacity for long-term planning and policy execution; reform of the internal processes of the parties themselves is required. This op-ed first appeared in the Jerusalem Report.
IDI's Shuki Friedman laments the existence of separate education systems for each sector of Israel's population, which reinforce, rather than bridge societal divides. This op-ed first appeared on Times of Israel.
In advance of the 2015 Knesset elections, IDI compiled a booklet of recommendations on how to reduce tension between religion and state in Israel for Israeli policy-makers, based on its extensive research over the years.