TOV Investor Report
JDC, the world’s largest Jewish humanitarian organization, also assists non-Jewish communities in distress in the spirit of “Tikkun Olam”, repairing the world. The TOV model is based on a revolving fund: once TOV farmers lift themselves and their families out of chronic poverty, they replenish the reserve by paying back their loans for the next […]
Survey: Effects of COVID-19 on Older Adults in Israel (May 2020)
At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, JDC-Eshel was asked to study and estimate the virus’ impact on the metrics for the successful aging of Israel’s 65+ population. Together with the ERI Research Institute we conducted a survey based on the mapped indicators, the results of which are presented here.
Effects of COVID on Israel’s Older Adults (2nd Survey)
The presentation outlines the effects of the coronavirus on senior citizens, according to a new survey, and behaviors that can reduce functional and emotional decline. Partners: ERI Institute
Women’s Livelihoods and Resilience in Complex and Volatile Environments: Executive Summary
This report explores best practices in the implementation of women’s livelihood programs
Women’s Livelihoods and Resilience in Complex and Volatile Environments
An analysis of needs, best practices, and recommendations on sustainable livelihood strategies for women living in crisis and post-crisis settings and areas prone to disasters
The Next Normal: A Three-Phased Approach to Handling the Coronavirus
The presentation explores the consequences and opportunities of the COVID-19 pandemic based on discussions with experts, studies, articles and reports from Israel and beyond
Only 20% of Older Adults Eligible for Rehabilitation Receive It
Ten billion NIS a year is invested in nursing, yet less than one billion NIS is spent on rehabilitation.
Through the Eyes of the People We Serve
According to Israel’s National Economic Council, aging is one of Israel’s six main strategic challenges in the social economic field. The following pages showcase a selection of JDC-Eshel programs currently being developed and piloted throughout Israel, along with personal stories and letters from participants that have benefitted from these interventions.
Career Advancement Implementation Model and Toolkit
The Kidum program has been operating at TEVET since 2012 and includes several elements: individual and group guidance and support, study grants, flexible family grants, mentoring by volunteers from the business world, and the chance to integrate into a variety of developing career tracks. This booklet presents the theoretical background and operating model of the […]
Governance and Regional Collaborations: Challenges and Opportunity
This document explores the challenges posed to local and regional governance in light of of the growing potential regional collaborations. According to research and knowledge from the field, regional clusters enable effective governance and may even strengthen the abilities of local authorities Partners: Ministry of Interior