This study, which was was conducted by ERI Institute for the Gandir Foundation and the Rashi Foundation, examined the motivations, perceptions and needs of young adults in Israel in 2023. The study sought to examine what characterizes the approaches young adults hold in relation to the major life decisions they face: What motivates them? What do they think is required of them? What will help them make decisions and implement those decisions? The study examined these questions in relation to various fields, such as career, education and professional training, and social involvement. The study included interviews with experts, focus groups composed of young adults from all sectors, and a comprehensive survey of a representative sample of young adults in Israel.
How can we promote the mobility of children, youth, and young people, between the ages of birth and 35? What are the most influential factors at the individual level and at the ecosystem level? The knowledge map for socio-economic mobility is the first study of its kind that gives decision-makers and professionals the knowledge and tools to plan and implement measures to promote mobility. The knowledge map study was carried out for Joint Ashalim, Rashi Foundation, Jindas Association, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Social Affairs - Yated program.
13 Skills - cognitive, intrapersonal, interpersonal, and physical-health related - were the skills chosen by the Ministry of Education as those the Ministry will focus on in the learning process. Through a study process that combined learning from research and collaboration with the professionals in the Ministry, the core abilities for each skill were defined and the manner by which these skills are expressed across the age sequence.
"Red Lines", The Initiative to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence, was launched in January 2021, with the aim of creating an inter-sector partners network that will work to address the problem, while defining goals and strategic directions of action, and implementing a coordinated action plan. The initiative operates according to a collective impact model led by Sheatufim. ERI Institute has accompanied the initiative from its beginning with a series of studies. Together with the Inter-ministerial Committee for Domestic Violence led by the Ministry of Welfare, a unique, first of its kind, national index was developed to measure the phenomenon of intimate partner Violence in Israel.
What is poverty? The normative poverty index is a groundbreaking index based on two key insights: first, poverty exists in a wide variety of areas of life. Second, poverty is a normative concept and depends on the context and public perception. This innovative work of developing the index was carried out in collaboration with the Israeli National Insurance and it offers a different way to look at and measure poverty in Israel.
How did the Covid-19 crisis affected the elderly in Israel? Who are the populations at risk? What are the key resilience factors? To whome the elders turn to for help and support? At the initiative of JDC Israel and based on the "map of indicators for optimal aging" approved by Israeli government decision, three surveys were carried out during the Covid-19 epidemic in a representative sample of the elderly population in Israel. These surveys guided decision makers and professionals in their actions.
The multidimensional poverty index was developed 8 years ago for the Letat organization. The multidimensional index defines poverty as a state of significant lack in relation to the needs and living conditions that are essential to living with dignity. The index measures the degree of deprivation of households in the context of 5 aspects that compose people's well-being: housing, education, health, food security and the ability to cope with the cost of living. In addition, another measurement tool was developed - the economic hardship index, which examines the degree of economic hardship based on three indicators: income level, the lack of basic living conditions and a subjective feeling of hardship.
What is the meaning of "living together" in Israel? How can it be measured? The Living Together Index is a collaboration with the "Live Together" initiative and the index developed examines the values and beliefs, familiarity and recognition, and the participation and influence of the various groups in Israeli society as they are perceived by the Israeli public.