Research Analyst, Social Inclusion Team (Family Group)
Research analyst, Social Inclusion Team, Family Group at the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.
Aluma Levi-Zohar began working at MJB in 2019. Her main areas of research are: social service inspection policy, inspection of quality assurance services, and involving clients in inspection processes and determining policy.
Aluma holds a BA in International Relations and Communications and Journalism, and an MA in International Relations, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
She can be contacted by email at AlumaLe@jdc.org or telephone: 972-2-655-7431.
Social NGOs’ Patterns of Securing Support during COVID-19 and Reasons for Underutilizing the Emergency Government-Philanthropy Fund
The study was designed to examine the patterns whereby Israeli social NGOs turn to sources of support following the COVID-19 crisis, and in particular, the underutilization of the Government-Philanthropy Fund.
Examination of the Work Plans for the Socio-Economic Development Plan for the Negev Bedouin: 2017-2021 (Government Resolution 2397) – Final Report
The study is intended to contribute to the improvement of the work plans ahead of the implementation of the next five-year plan. To that end, the following aspects were examined: the best practices and principles of operation for formulating work plans for government resolutions, specifically complex and inter-ministerial resolutions; the way in which the work plans of the partners to government resolution 2397 were formulated; the quality of the formulated work plans; and the plan implementation monitoring and follow-up activities.
Work Plans for Government Resolution 2397- Evaluation of Development Process and Follow-Up of Plan Implementation
The goal of this study is to examine the development process of the work plans for Government Resolution 2397, their implementation, and the monitoring of their implementation. The study is intended to contribute to the groundwork in preparation for the next five-year plan for the years 2022–2026.
Workplans: A Tool for Implementing Government Resolutions – An International Review
This review will examine the best practices for formulating a workplan in the public sector, with the goal of improving the formulation of workplans in preparation for the next Five-Year Plan for Socioeconomic Development among the Bedouin Population in the Negev for the period 2022–2026.
Service User Involvement in the Regulation of Social Services: Mechanisms, Challenges and Best Practice Principles – International Review
The Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute was commissioned by the Division for Research, Planning and Training at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and Services to conduct an international review in order to examine trends and applied strategies used by inspectorates to involve service users in socialservice regulation tasks. This, with the goal of contributing to the shaping of Ministry policy to improve the quality of the services, in particular regarding regulation policy.