Publications

DETENTION OF MIGRANTS AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN ISRAEL

DETENTION OF MIGRANTS AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN ISRAEL

Report

This is the 5th edition of the Annual Detention Monitoring Report of the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants. The report reveals concentrated attempts to detain and deport families with school-aged children, as well as phenomena of prolonged detention periods of migrants suffering mental health issues.

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Environment and Sustainability

Climate Justice and Migratio

Climate Justice and Migration

Study

The publication offers perspectives on the complex relationships between climate change and migration and questions pessimistic basic assumptions on security issues and supposedly necessary (market-oriented) adaptation measures, which currently predominate in the political debates on the topic.

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A World of Plastic

Plastic Atlas

What’s the connection between the oil industry, climate change and plastic? How does plastic impact women’s health? Why can’t recycling solve the problem with plastic?

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Arabic עברית (HE)

Multi-Sector Partnership Principles

Research Paper
In 2015, The Heinrich Boell Foundation initiated a cooperation with the Heschel Center for Sustainability called, "Stepping Up Sustainability in Israeli Cities" with the aim of creating a "think and do" platform for cities, businesses and civil society that would work together to advance municipal sustainability goals. 
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Gender and Democracy

Handbook of Organizational Gender Consultation and Intervention

The Handbook of Organizational Gender Consultation and Intervention, published in 2019 by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, is the first guide of its kind. Its aim is to provide a professional toolbox for men and women operating as agents of gender equality in modern organizations, either formally (appointees, consultants, and individuals responsible for equal opportunity and gender equality) or informally (as feminists aiming to promote change in the organization or in their institutional field).

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New trends in human trafficking which exploit the asylum system in Israel

Since 2016 there has been a sharp rise in the number of Ukranians and Georgians applying for asylum in Israel. Data collected by the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (HRM) shows that Israeli entities, including human resource companies, are involved in this rise by spreading mis-information in the the Ukraine and Georgia about the possibility of working legally in Israel. They charge large sums of money as agents’ fees, and they may also be involved, to varying degrees, in selling fake documentation.

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Foreign and regional security policy

Israels Sicherheit und die Siedlungen

Die israelische Öffentlichkeit geht davon aus, dass die Siedlungen im Westjordanland eine Schlüsselrolle für Israels Sicherheit spielen. Die folgende Studie zeigt nun allerdings, dass die zivilen Siedlungen dort nicht nur wenig zur Sicherheit beitragen, sondern gar eine Sicherheitsbelastung für den israelischen Staat darstellen.

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Tough Love? The Future of U.S.-Israel Relations

This dossier highlights various aspects of change and continuity in U.S.- Israeli relations. The articles address the current diplomatic storm in U.S.-Israeli relations, the changes underway in the Jewish-American community, identity politics and approaches to diversity in the U.S. and Israel, as well as the successes and failures of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists.

Oslo 20 Years

On June 20, 2013, the Heinrich Böll Foundation Israel, the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies and the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Strategic Dialogue held the conference 20 Years since the Oslo Accords - Success and/or Failure?. In advance of a comprehensive publication of contributions, we are pleased to present this analysis by Dr. Ephraim Lavie on the early foundation of obstacles in the Oslo negotiation process.

German-Israeli Dialogue

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Leaving No One Behind

Policy Paper

The paper aims to provide decision makers and experts with tangible findings and insights on which segments of the population in Israel might be negatively impacted by a carbon pricing reform. How can the socially unbalanced outcomes be addressed during the planning process?

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Making Smart Mobility Sustainable

Policy Paper

A comprehensive assessment of the environmental effects of different shared mobility options. How can shared mobility be effectively designed in order to contribute to achieving low-carbon mobility?

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Trust, Democratic Resilience, and the Infodemic

Policy Paper

By focusing on the nexus between trust and mis- and disinformation this policy paper reveals the effects of trust reduction in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. How can societal resilience to mis- and disinformation be promoted and trust in democratic institutions reinforced?

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Telling Facts from Fakes

Policy Paper

Israel is famous for scientific research and technological innovation. However, when it comes to science communications, Israel is behind other countries. The COVID-19 pandemic additionally exposed a confidence crisis between the public and the scientific community. How can we bolster public trust in science and effectively battle the infodemic?