Dr. Noa Lavie and Dr. Amit Kaplan conducted a research on the perceptions of young Israelis toward gender and family life based on the X-generation and Y-generation terminology.
Gandyr Foundation together with many authorities in the filed, including Young Adults Organizations, Academia etc. and with the guidance of Dr. Liat Basis, has developed an Indicator for Young Adults Civil Participation.
The Indicator defines 9 forms of participation with 3 influential cycles in each form.
In the Israeli Philnthropy Conference that was held on July 5th the new Guide to Funder Collaboration with the Government of Israel (GOI) was launched.
Research by Dr. Gila Melech
In May 2017 Dr. Jeffrey Arnet, one of the leading academic scholars in the field of emerging adulthood, gave a lecture in the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo.
The presentation was inspiring and we are happy to share it.
Dr. Jenny Oser from Ben Gurion University has conducted a research on “Democratic Ideals and Political Behavior: Young Israelis in Comparative Perspective”
A study made by Sami Mahajna. The main purpose of this study is to examine to what extent family environment, school environment, inner personality variables, and future orientation variables, predict career choice among Arab youth in Israel.
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.
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
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.
A study done by Prof. Liat Kulik and Dr. Benny Benjamin from the School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, with funding from Gandyr foundation. The research focused on developing a tool for diagnosing and predicting occupational adaptation among young adults up to 30.
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.
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
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/