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MJB Presents at UN Forum on Adolescents and Youth

MJB Presents at UN Forum on Adolescents and Youth

Miriam Cohen-Navot, Director of the Engelberg Center for Children and Youth, represented Israel at the United Nations' Commission on Population and Development's 45th Session, in April this year.
26/07/2012
Gantz Zahler Seminar on Child Welfare: Foster Care and Adoption

Gantz Zahler Seminar on Child Welfare: Foster Care and Adoption

This year's Gantz Zahler Seminar brought together over 100 professionals working in foster care and adoption.


17/07/2012
Promoting Early Assessment and Treatment of ADHD among School Children

Promoting Early Assessment and Treatment of ADHD among School Children

MJB’s Center for Research on Disabilities together with the Hebrew University Medical School are undertaking a large-scale study to assess the effects of early screening for ADHD among first- and second-grade students in Jerusalem
17/07/2012
Smokler Center Promotes Equality and Quality in Israeli Health Care

Smokler Center Promotes Equality and Quality in Israeli Health Care

The dual quest for equality and quality in Israel’s health care system is a central theme that runs throughout the Smokler Center's research program
17/07/2012
How MJB’s Unit for Learning from Success is Transforming Organizations

How MJB’s Unit for Learning from Success is Transforming Organizations

“We started talking about successes. Until then, we had concentrated on problems, failures, and difficulties. We discovered that we also know how to succeed. That was our turning point.” (Principal of elementary school, Netanya)
17/07/2012
Israel and the OECD

Israel and the OECD

Israel’s OECD membership creates new opportunities for the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute to contribute to the international dialogue between Israel and the rest of the world
17/07/2012
Person-Centered Care for the Elderly

Person-Centered Care for the Elderly

MJB leads professional exchange to Jewish Care UK
17/07/2012
Newsletter Summer 2012

Newsletter Summer 2012

1/07/2012
New perspectives on income inequality in Israel

New perspectives on income inequality in Israel

Seminar on income inequality in Israel, with Dr. Michael Förster , Senior Policy Analyst: Income Distribution and Poverty of the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development)
21/05/2012
MJB Examines Second-generation Ethiopian and Russian Youth

MJB Examines Second-generation Ethiopian and Russian Youth

A pathbreaking national study of Israel’s second-generation immigrant youth, conducted by the Institute's Engelberg Center for Children and Youth with the support of the Harry Weinrebe Fund for the Advancement of Children, provides first data comparing first- and second-generation immigrant youth
16/02/2012
New Directions for Israel’s Social and Economic Policies: An Update from the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute

New Directions for Israel’s Social and Economic Policies: An Update from the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute

The Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute is deeply engaged in addressing a number of these substantive issues and directions, such as early childhood education and employment programs for haredi men and Arab women
16/02/2012
Exporting Research Expertise to China

Exporting Research Expertise to China

MJB, together with researchers from Bar Ilan University, are bringing Israeli expertise in applied social research to China as part of a multi-year international partnership to cooperate on research on youth and children, with the support of the Marshall Weinberg Fund for Professional Collaboration and Development
15/02/2012
MJB Informs National Health Policy on the Elderly

MJB Informs National Health Policy on the Elderly

The MJB Institute played a key role in this year’s Dead Sea Conference, the annual gathering of leaders from Israel's health system, government, and academia
15/02/2012
MJB Institute receives $75,000 grant to develop a national dementia strategy for Israel

MJB Institute receives $75,000 grant to develop a national dementia strategy for Israel

MJB has received a grant from the Helen Bader Foundation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to initiate and lead a national process for developing a strategy that addresses the challenges posed by dementia in Israel
29/11/2011
Learning from Success program founder Jona Rosenfeld recognized by University of Chicago for his contributions to the field of Social Work and Social Services

Learning from Success program founder Jona Rosenfeld recognized by University of Chicago for his contributions to the field of Social Work and Social Services

Prof. Jona Rosenfeld received the Edith Abbot Award of the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago for distinguished service to society and for outstanding professional contributions at the local, national, and international levels
27/11/2011

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Professor Michael Hartal - Executive Director of the Myers-JDS-Brookdale Institute

Professor Michael Hartal - Executive Director of the Myers-JDS-Brookdale Institute

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