The Government of Israel is implementing long-term programs with a range of objectives and methods, to provide a response to social issues, including the need to develop the Arab population. MJB’s Research Team on the Arab Population is developing its ability to evaluate complex intervention programs of this kind. The team emphasizes the consolidation of 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 planned and executed in the long term, highlight MJB’s longstanding contribution to policymaking and emphasize its diverse research abilities and ability to work over long periods to develop and preserve knowledge for the public good.
Systems Research Group Leader and Director of the Smokler Center for Health Policy Research
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 […]
This is the fifth report in a series of evaluation studies on the National Plan to Expand Access of Arab, Druze and Circassian Students to Higher Education in Israel.
The goal of the study was to help the Planning and Budgeting Committee decide if the pilot should be continued and adopted as a program over time at additional institutions of higher learning.