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The coronavirus crisis has affected nearly all aspects of Israeli society, from the healthcare and education systems, to the labor market and economy at large.
The BJC is proud to join the Maryland/Israel Development Center, LifeBridge Health and Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel in co-sponsoring this program.
This presentation will use Taub Center research and data analysis to provide an overview of the pandemic’s impact on Israel, a comparative analysis of the country’s infection and mortality rates and an assessment of Israel’s response to the pandemic. After the presentations, participants will have an opportunity to speak directly in a question and answer session.
Speakers include:
Moderated by Jonathan Thierman, MD, Ph.D., LifeBridge Health Chief
Medical Information Officer, LifeBridge Health Medical Director-Virtual
Hospital and President of Medical Staff, Northwest Hospital
Professor Avi Weiss, President, Taub Center and Professor of Economics,
Bar Ilan University
Professor Alex Weinreb, Research Director, Taub Center and Professor of
Sociology, UT Austin
Based in Jerusalem, the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel is one of Israel’s leading think tanks conducting research on the core socioeconomic issues facing Israeli society. The Center serves as a trusted resource for Israeli policymakers across the political spectrum, as well as businesses, civil society organizations, and philanthropists from around the world, ensuring that all of Israel’s stakeholders are working from the same data-driven information.
Register today at israelintheshadowofcovid.eventbrite.com.
Zoom link to be provided upon registration.

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