Inequality in enrollment in higher education among young adults

This paper focuses on higher education in Israel. Higher education  in Israel has experienced significant expansion and diversification during the last two decades. Using descriptive analysis and generalized ordered logistic regression models, this study, made by Yariv Feniger from Ben-Gurion University and Hanna Ayalon and Oded Mcdossi from Tel Aviv University, analyzes vertical and horizontal ethno-religious inequality.

Access to higher education


Characteristics of Israel’s young adulthood

The period of life between the ages of 18-35 is sensitive and very important phase with decisions in key areas of one’s life. Yet there is little knowledge and theoretical studies on this age. Gandyr Foundation sponsored a study led by Professor Gali Cinamon – characteristics of the investigation stage of young adulthood – the case of young people in Israel.
Patterns of Exploration in Young Adulthood 

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Helping Young Adults in Israel ahead of Integration in Employment

Choosing a field of study and career are among the important choises young adults face.  An informed choice on this issue contributes to successful integration into society and employment. The purpose of the study carried out with the support of Gandyr Foundation and led by Prof. Itamar Gati from the Hebrew University was to map the needs of young adults with regard to choosing a field of study and profession and find variables that affect the willingness of young people to turn to assistance in this area.

Helping Young Adults in Israel ahead of Integration in Employment


Management leads to achievements in the third sector

Management leads to achievements in the third sector – what can be learned from successful executives in the business sector?  A summary of the doctorat research made by Gandyr funds’ CEO Dr. Ronit Amit. The researchs’ objective is for social organizations to develop theoretical and practical knowledge on quality management to raise the achievements of the organization and realize it’s goals.

Achievement oriented management – Presentation

Achievement oriented management – Full research

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Why business thinking is not the answer

An article by Jim Collins conducted by Dr. Ronit Amit. The article deals with the management, modeling and business metrics often required from the social sector  asking them to imitate the business sector. Actually forgeting that there are many differences between the business  and the social world. Jim Collins’ article tries to analyze and explain these differences


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The Opportunity Fund

The Opportunity Fund is a unique new combination of philanthropic organizations in Israel and abroad promoting civic service in Israel. The target populations which the foundation turns to are Youth at Risk, Youth with disabilities, minorities. The purpose of the fund – to use the civic service as a mechanism of social mobility for young people. more details at: http://theopportunity.fund/en/

 The opportunity fund