Pluralism

Shared Spaces, Challenging Spaces: What the findings of JPPI’s 2022 Pluralism Index survey reveal

The 2022 Pluralism Index The survey that forms the basis of the Jewish People Policy Institute’s Pluralism Index was conducted this year when Israel and the world were (and still are) under the shadow of the Covid pandemic, and on the eve of the outbreak of war in Ukraine. Below are a few of the significant findings of this year’s…

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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 • Diaspora communities (with the assistance of Israel) should prioritize significant Jewish education projects – financially, socially, and institutionally • Philanthropy in Israel, by both individuals and institutions, should be encouraged,…
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Opinion Articles

Artem – Brother or Other?

The State of Israel should recognize two parallel paths for the creation of family units: religious marriage and secular civil unions. Thus, Artem would become an equal citizen without tearing the fabric of our shared Israeli society.
Opinion Articles
Opinion Articles

What Israelis Want: Kosher Food at Affordable Prices

The new minister of religious affairs has a plan to provide more reliable supervision and lower food prices — all without harming the Chief Rabbinate.
Opinion Articles
Opinion Articles

The missed potential of Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av can become a more significant day for every Israeli — a day that unites the religious with the national and the historical for the Jews living in Israel and for the Zionist enterprise.
Opinion Articles
Opinion Articles

The 2021 Arab Israeli Riots and their Consequences

In May 2021 Israel faced violent confrontations on two fronts, within the common broader context of Jewish-Arab relations in the Israeli-Palestinian space. One front was Hamas-controlled Gaza, from which over four thousand rockets were fired at Israeli cities. The other was the domestic front, centered around violent incidents of various kinds within Israel (including East Jerusalem): demonstrations, riots, arson, Molotov…
Opinion Articles
Opinion Articles

Was the Coronavirus Year Really One of Deepening Polarization?

Credit: Alex Eidelman / Shutterstock.com The past year presented Israeli society and its elected officials with quite a few challenges. Notable among them was a sense of polarization and (some maintain) hatred between different population sectors. This paper looks at the impact of these challenges in terms of polarization in Israel, emphasizing rifts in three main areas – politics, religion,…
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The Pluralism in Israel Project

The 2021 Israel Pluralism Index: Consensus and Disagreements

Editors: Noah Slepkov, Shmuel Rosner Pollster: Professor Camil Fuchs Main Findings The survey on which the Jewish People Policy Institute’s Pluralism Index is based was conducted this year in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, and in the midst of an election season – Israel’s fourth in two years. The survey findings indicate that both have had an impact on…
The Pluralism in Israel Project
The Pluralism in Israel Project

2020 Pluralism Index

This year, JPPI’s Pluralism Index survey was conducted under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, and immediately after Israelis had been subjected to their third round of tense and difficult elections in the space of a year. The survey reveals that these events have not, at least up to this point, significantly undermined the Israeli sense of cohesion. The “comfort…
The Pluralism in Israel Project
The Pluralism in Israel Project

2020 JPPI Pluralism Index: Digital Event

On Thursday, April 23, at 11:30-13:00 (EDT); 08:30-10:00 (PDT) 18:30-20:00 (Israel time) JPPI will hold a special online event to present its 2020 Pluralism Index. New data from the Institute’s Annual Survey of Israelis will be unveiled, and an analysis of some key trends in Israeli society will be presented. Israeli elections and the identificational shift of Israeli Arabs Israel’s…
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