Over the past two decades, Israel has made great efforts to improve the service system for children and youth at risk, with emphases on community-based services, systematic data-based planning, and inter-ministerial and inter-agency collaboration.
Throughout this period, MJB’s Children’s Team has influenced the national agenda through studies of the needs of children and youth at risk, and the service system designed to address them.
In 2021, the Children's Team will continue to assist policymakers and service developers in addressing the increased risk situations for children resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic by undertaking international reviews describing what is being done in other countries, providing consultation to government ministries, participating in round table discussions and providing ad-hoc rapid response services such as surveys and focus groups.
The objectives of the research were to provide the program’s developers and operators with ongoing information about the challenges and successes in implementing the program, and assess its outcomes form a variety of aspects.
The objective of the research was to examine the achievements of the Ethiopian- and non-Ethiopian-Israeli 12th-grade students participating in the SPACE program in 2018-19 as reflected in their matriculation exam achievements, and assess the impact of the program on the achievements of the Ethiopian-Israeli 12th-grade program participants. An additional objective was to learn about the implementation of the Bridge to America pilot and its contributions as perceived by the classroom teachers and educational instructors.
The goal of this review is to provide policymakers with comprehensive information about all possibilities available for realizing parenthood by singles and LGBT couples, and particularly about fertility and treatments, surrogacy, fostering and adoption.
The overreaching goal of this study is to explore the changing trends in family structure in Israel in recent decades in comparison with the trends in other developed countries and the potential implications of these changes for the welfare system.