Taub Center publications, webinars, and war-related studies
- At the start of the war, the social welfare system was already in danger of collapsing. To address this issue, John Gal, Principal Researcher and Welfare Policy Program Chair, and Idit Weiss-Gal of TAU School of Social Work, propose some crucial measures that need to be taken in the short term in order to help all those in need.
- Research manager Alex Wienreb writes about the terrifying age reversal of the October 7 massacre, in which the number of younger fatalities outnumbered the number of older victims.
- How is Israel dealing with the huge increase in the number of wounded and hospitalized? Prof. Nadav Davidovitch , Principal Researcher and Health Policy Program Chair at the Taub Center, follows the state of the health system in Israel following the war.
- Apart from the many problems that will accompany the members of bereaved families following the attack on October 7th, the loss of a family member has an additional important detrimental effect on young children – it lowers their educational achievements. The study found that the likelihood of a child who experienced a death in his nuclear family of qualifying for a bagrut certificate is 26% lower than that of their peers.
- Team of the Taub Center’s Early Childhood and Inequality Initiative delve into the profound impact of the October 2023 War on Israel’s young children, including potential long-term effects of chronic stress on child development, and risk and protective factors in child development.
- Prof. Avi Weiss, president of the Taub Center, gave a presentation for a JDC webinar on some of the socioeconomic developments in Israel during the war. Weiss spoke about the current employment status, the impact of the war on various sectors of the economy, its impact on working from home and more.
- Prof. Benjamin Bental, Principal Researcher and Economics Policy Program Chair at the Taub Center, explores the economic and social ramifications of the war, including the assessment of conflict costs, its impact on various industries, on the workforce, and potential policy solutions to mitigate adverse effects.
- Miri Eisin, incoming Chair of the Taub Center Board of Directors, shared her perspectives on the Hamas attack on Israel, on the war, and the challenges of those who have been evacuated from the Gaza surroundings. Eisin is a retired army colonel and Managing Director of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Reichman University.
- How Israel deals with welfare needs during the war? view the semonar in which Prof. John Gal, the Taub Center’s Principal Researcher and Welfare Policy Program Chair, addresses the enormous welfare needs during the war.
- Prof. Nadav Davidovich, the Taub Center’s Principal Researcher and Health Policy Chair talks in this webinar about the war in Israel through his perspective as an expert in public health.