A Public Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is a bubble in time; the holiest day of the year; the most meaningful day of all. It is a special, unique, untouched envelope of time, in which…

Opinion Articles

Minister Nachman Shai: It is time for a new paradigm in Israeli-Diaspora

It is time we change the paradigm between Israeli-Diaspora relations. This week in Basel we celebrated the 125th anniversary since the first Zionist Congress, led by Theodor Herzl. Herzl. photo:…

Policy Challenges

Germany Offers a Special Fund of 12 Million Euros for Ukrainian Holocaust Survivors

Germany agreed to one of its most extensive financial reparations packages ever to the world’s remaining Jewish Holocaust survivors. Ambassador ( Ret.) Stuart E. Eizenstat: “This is the first time…

Opinion Articles

Rosh Hashanah or January 1st?

When does the year start for Israelis – the first of January or the first of Tishrei? Most of us conduct our daily lives according to the Gregorian (non-Hebrew) calendar…


Listen: An interview with Dr. Shlomo Fischer on the Ben-Gvir phenomenon

Sociology expert Dr. Shlomo Fischer, a senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute, expands on extremism in Israeli politics. Listen: Main image credit: Gil Tanenbaum/TPS  

Special Reports

Annual assessment for 2022 – main recommendations

The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) Releases 2022 Annual Assessment of the Situation and Dynamics of the Jewish People, Indicators of Jewish Safety and Well-being in Decline Main Recommendations •…


JPPI’s Jewish World Dialogue: The State of Israel, the Diaspora, and the Nation-State Law

The theme of JPPI’s most recent Annual Jewish World Dialogue was the constitutional obligation the State of Israel has taken upon itself with respect to Diaspora Jews. During the Dialogue…

Structured Jewish World Dialogue

The State of Israel, the Diaspora, and the Nation-State Law

Project Heads: Shlomo Fischer | John Ruskay Coordinator: Adar Schieber Editor: Barry Geltman