The Government of Israel is implementing long-term programs with a range of objectives and methods for the Arab population.
MJB's Research Team on the Arab Population is developing its expertise in evaluating complex intervention programs of this kind. The team also emphasizes strengthening our knowledge and understanding of the unique characteristics of Israel's Arab population in all its diversity. The complexity of the programs, and the fact that they are implemented over time, highlight MJB's longstanding contribution to policymakers.
The objectives of this research were to examine the characteristics of telehealth service usage, the users’ characteristics, as well as the barriers to such usage among the Arab population in Israel.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic was highly detrimental to the employment of the Arab population. In March 2020, the proportion of employees who applied to the Employment Service for work was markedly higher among Arabs than among Jews (32% v. 23%).The main reason for this differential was that many Arabs, both men and women, […]
The various restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have limited interpersonal relations in terms of physical meetings and posed unique difficulties and challenges for the government and the authorities, among other things, in the provision and inspection of social services. After a protracted period of crisis, the government and authorities will face the […]