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Israel Democracy Institute and the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research published today the 2017 Statistical Report on Ultra-Orthodox Society in Israel. The report presents trends in population, education, employment, and leisure in the ultra-Orthodox sector in Israel.

Are we witnessing a significant change in the status of women in ultra-Orthodox society? The answer is complex.

Stereotypes—positive and negative—are an obstacle to the development of a serious and peaceful partnership between the ultra-Orthodox and the rest of Israel. So it is vital to make the facts about the ultra-Orthodox available.

 

 

Last year the Democracy Index pointed to an all-time low in public trust in the media. However, in 2017 it seems that the trend has reversed. Why?

Our Democracy Index shows that while Israel’s citizens love their country and are optimistic about its future, they feel a lack of confidence about their personal futures.



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Israeli Democracy Index 2017

Publication Date:
2017
By:
Prof. Tamar Hermann, Chanan Cohen, Ella Heller, Tzipy Lazar-Shoef, Fadi Omar
Series:
English Books
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Center:
The Guttman Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research, Israeli Democracy Index

Jews and Arabs: Conditional Partnership

Publication Date:
1
By:
Prof. Tamar Hermann, Mr. Chanan Cohen, Fadi Omar, Ella Heller, Tzipy Lazar-Shoef
Series:
English Books
Cover:
| 12 Pages
Center:
Center for Democratic Values and Institutions, Arab-Jewish Relations

Ultra-Orthodox Employment: Emerging Trends

Publication Date:
2017
By:
Yael Cohen, Dr. Gilad Malach
Series:
English Books
Cover:
| 20 Pages
Center:
Center for Religion, Nation and State, The Ultra-Orthodox in Israel
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The Benefits of Military Service to the ultra-Orthodox Sector in Israel

A Bridge to Employment
Publication Date:
1
By:
Asaf Malchi
Series:
English Books
Cover:
| 12 Pages
Center:
Center for Religion, Nation and State, The Ultra-Orthodox in Israel

NEET Among Young Arabs in Israel

Research Summary
Publication Date:
2017
By:
Dr. Sami Miaari, Nasreen Hadad Haj-Yahya
Series:
English Books
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Center:
Center for Democratic Values and Institutions, Arab-Jewish Relations
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2016 Israeli Democracy Index: Attitudes of Arab Citizens of Israel

Publication Date:
1
By:
Fadi Omar
Series:
Hebrew Books
Cover:
| 36 Pages
Center:
The Guttman Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research, Israeli Democracy Index
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The Skeptic in the Newsroom

Tools for Coping with a Deceptive World
Publication Date:
2016
By:
Zvi Reich, Yigal Godler
Series:
English Books
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