Independence Day 2022: How right we were in our population growth rate forecasts


In honor of Yom Haatzmaut, the CBS just published the latest population estimates for Israel. Anyone hoping to see high...

Meet Jim Angell, the Taub Center’s New Chair of the Board


With expertise and passion for environmental conservation, Jim Angell has years of experience supporting efforts to protect global landscapes and...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Initial thoughts on the discussion about reforming secondary education in Israel


At first glance, it appears that in the interview in TheMarker (June 27th, 2021) given by Ran Erez, the Chairman...

The COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the education system: First impressions


Prof. Andreas Schleicher is the Director for Education and Skills and Special Adviser on Education Policy to the Secretary General...

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  • Taub Center Staff

An unprecedented year for Israel’s social welfare system


A new calendar year has only just begun, but the third lockdown in a year threw Israelis into an all...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Left at home, but not left behind


It has become increasingly clear that the massive rise in infection preceding Israel's second lockdown had much less to do...

Let’s not just return to normalcy: the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity for change


In recent months, many studies have been published on the long-term consequences of the coronavirus crisis and subsequent school closures....

Is opening schools the right decision? An Interview with Taub Center Education Policy Program Chair Nachum Blass published in The Marker


Nachum Blass, you have been researching education for 50 years. Is the Ministry of Education ready for the start of...

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