Israel-Diaspora Relations


This paper deals with enhancing the standing of Jerusalem as the civilizational capital of the Jewish people and as a cultural and spiritual center of humanity as a whole, while respecting and preserving its importance in Christianity and Islam.

It has been prepared by the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute at the joint initiative of the Mayor of Jerusalem and the former Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs and is part of the Institute’s new project on Global Jewish Identity headed by Professor Chaim Waxman, though this paper had been prepared before that project started.

A Strategical Plan for the Srengthening of Jerusalem as the Civilizational Capital of the Jewish Pepole