The Pathfinder Team examines new areas of research, identifies problems and challenges in Israeli society, and offers knowledge-based recommendations for improving and strengthening Israeli society and for increasing the effectiveness of public policy. Pathfinder enables the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute to develop a dynamic and proactive approach to the study of new social issues and provides its researchers with an additional platform for professional development and advancement.
Background The past fifteen years have been characterized by steep increases in housing prices and a decline in the affordability of housing in Israel. Given this situation, the need for affordable housing is now prominent in the public discourse. Efforts to achieve this goal are reflected in a set of policy instruments designed to provide […]
Main topics The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially severe for individuals and families living in poverty. This is due to their greater exposure to the disease and its dangers, the setback to employment or work amid exposure and danger, additional new expenses, downsized public transportation, widening scholastic gaps, increasing dependence on bureaucracy and digital services, […]