Military and Society Program

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    Dr. Asaf Malchi

    Senior Researcher

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    asafm@idi.org.il

    Dr. Asaf Malchi is a senior 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.

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    Dr. Carmit Padan

    Researcher

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    carmitp@idi.org.il

    Researcher and lecturer in the fields of civil-military relations. Dr. Padan holds a doctorate from the Sociology and Anthropology Dept. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The doctoral thesis she wrote dealt with the management of 'crisis events' within combat units of the IDF. Areas of research and expertise: societal resilience, national resilience, civil-military relations, leadership, crisis management.