Housing for All in Israel: Housing Policy in the City of Vienna as an Inspiration for the Promotion of Universal Public Housing in Israel
This policy document examines the possibilities of implementing “housing for all” in Israel, by means of comparison with and learning from the policy of universal housing in Vienna, the capital of Austria
The Social Implications of The Corona Crisis: Shmuel, a senior citizen from Beer Sheba
The story of Shmuel, a senior citizen from Beer Sheba, reflects the huge change that occurred in the daily lives of senior citizens in Israel who were leading independent lives prior to the epidemic. The character is based on citations collected in the framework of interviews with senior citizens during the first year of the epidemic
Inequality in Central Government Transfers to Municipalities, 1991-2012
In this bi-annual report on inequality in central government transfers to local authorities the figures are for 2012, the most recent year for which the Ministry of the Interior and the Central Bureau of Statistics published complete data. We also examined the figures for the years between 1991 and 2012. Inequality was measured per capita.
Israel: A Social Report – 2011
The report shows that in 2010 there was a small increase in the income of most Israeli households, bringing their income back to its 2008 level. It also reveals that at the same time, inequality continued to grow. The report features developments over the past year as well as over the past decade.
Central Government Transfers to the Settlements Still Higher than to Localities Within the Green Line
This new Adva Center report is the update for 2009 of a periodical documenting inequality in the financing of municipal budgets in Israel. It compares four groups of localities: (1) “Forum-15” cities – the 15 local authorities whose budgets are balanced and thus have no need of “balancing grants” from the central government; Jewish development … Continue reading Central Government Transfers to the Settlements Still Higher than to Localities Within the Green Line