Links & Affiliates

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Israel

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Israel

Founded in 1925, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany. The foundation promotes a free society and solidarity that affords citizens the same opportunities to participate on political, economic, social and cultural levels, regardless of their origin, gender or religion.
Hans Böckler Foundation

Hans Böckler Foundation

The research foundation of the German Confederation of Trade unions DGB. It promotes sharing of the decision-making with the workers (co-determination) and deals with other issues linked to the world of work.
Bertelsmann Foundation

Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Stiftung Foundation was founded in 1977 and is Germany's largest private foundation. The foundation serves as a think tank and as an engine for social change, boasts numerous international collaborations and initiates a diverse range of projects in areas such as economics, education, healthcare, civil society and culture.
Lahav - the umbrella organization for the self-employed and businesses in Israel

Lahav - the umbrella organization for the self-employed and businesses in Israel

Lahav was founded in 1983 in order to represent, advance and advocate on behalf of the self-employed, and small and medium size enterprises (SME). Lahav aims to protect the rights of the self-employed and SMEs in financial matters, correct past inequity, combat new injustices, and promote and protect the image of the self-employed in the eyes of the public, the Government and decision makers.
IEPN - The Israeli-European Policy Network

IEPN - The Israeli-European Policy Network

A network of Israeli and European professionals and academics working under the direction of the Israel Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and its partners: the Macro Center for Political Economics and the University of Munich. It aims to establish a continuous and constructive dialogue on a whole range of pertinent issues in Israeli-EU relations and Middle East politics.
Bundeswehr University Munich

Bundeswehr University Munich

A leading research university located in Munich, Germany. It was founded in 1973 to provide officers in the German army with a university education, but today serve citizens and numerous foreign students who benefit from the academic excellence and high standard of research at the institution.
FEPS

FEPS

A progressive think tank at the intellectual crossroad between social democracy and the European project. FEPS cooperates with other national think tanks across Europe and embodies a new way of thinking about social democratic and labor issues.
FEMISE

FEMISE

A network of Euro-Mediterranean research institutes established in 2005 to promote a dialogue between stakeholders and to conduct research on regional issues.
The Histadrut

The Histadrut

The Histadrut (Labor Federation) is a workers organization that represents and unites the workers and pensioners in Israel. The Histadrut works tirelessly every day to strengthen the standing of workers in all job sectors, to sign collective labor agreements designed to improve terms of employment, and to confer job security and social benefits in the workplace.
The National Insurance Institute

The National Insurance Institute

The NII approves grants for research into social welfare insurance in order to expand the databases and the research infrastructure in the NII's areas of activity and on topics pertaining to socioeconomic policy, the labor market, and welfare services.
The Central Bureau of Statistics

The Central Bureau of Statistics

An autonomous unit in the Prime Minister's Office that carries out statistical analyses and publishes their results on Israel's population and in social, healthcare, economic, and trade and industry areas as well as in many other areas.
The Manufacturers Association of Israel

The Manufacturers Association of Israel

The sole representative organization of all the industrial sectors in Israel. It stands at the forefront of the Israeli economy, and is a leading force in the market and in industry, in the national and in the international arena.
The Israel bar Association

The Israel bar Association

The Association incorporates all the lawyers in the State of Israel. It handles issues pertaining to the law in general, and to issues pertaining to the jobs of lawyers specifically, defense of their professional interests, their professional ethics, mutual assistance among Association members, insurance, and pension funds for Association members, etc.
Israeli Industrial Relations Research Association

Israeli Industrial Relations Research Association

The Israeli Industrial Relations Research Association is an impartial professional body that seeks to promote public awareness about the importance of the industrial relations component in the economy and to introduce changes in this area. The Association incorporates representatives from the main bodies that engage in this area, from the academia, workers' organizations, employers' organizations, the Government and labor law.
Weitz Center for Sustainable Development

Weitz Center for Sustainable Development

The Weitz Center is a world leader in capacity building for sustainable development. Its work is dedicated to fostering the efforts of companies, governments, communities, civil society and private sector organizations to achieve economic and social improvements worldwide.
German-Israeli Chamber of Industry and Commerce

German-Israeli Chamber of Industry and Commerce

The German-Israeli Chamber of Industry and Commerce is one of 130 bilateral chambers of commerce (AHK) dispersed throughout the world. AHK Israel is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economics in accordance with a Resolution of the German Parliament (the Bundestag).
The Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College

The Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College

The Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College was founded in 1994 as a public academic institution for higher education at the joint initiative of Tel Aviv University, the Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo, and the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Council for Higher Education. Four thousand students are currently enrolled at the Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College, which already boasts 11,000 graduates and Alumni.
The ORT Network

The ORT Network

The leading science and technology educational network in Israel, including 201 educational institutions, operating among all sectors of Israel's population: Jews, Arabs, Bedouin and Druze. ORT's operations are aimed at strengthening the moral, economic and security fortitude of the State of Israel.
Amal Group

Amal Group

The Amal Network comprises a network of schools and colleges specializing in the sciences, technology and the arts, established in 1928 by the Histadrut (Labor Federation). The Network provides a learning-educational framework for all strata of the population, from youth at risk to high-achieving young people of Israel’s elite.
Shenkar College

Shenkar College

Shenkar is one of the leading colleges in Israel. Combining faculties of engineering, design and art is the basis of this institution’s unique multidisciplinary academics, allowing students and professors to combine cutting-edge technologies with contemporary design and artistic concepts. Each faculty has its own character, yet maintains fruitful collaborations with the other faculties, exposing students to a variety of disciplines and different fields of knowledge.
INSS - The Institute for National Security Studies

INSS - The Institute for National Security Studies

The Institute for National Security Studies launches and engages in innovative, relevant, high-quality research that shapes the public discourse of issues on Israel's national security agenda, and provides policy analysis and recommendations to decision makers, public leaders, and the strategic community, both in Israel and abroad. As part of its mission, it is committed to encourage new ways of thinking and expand the traditional contours of establishment analysis.