Israel in the Shadow of COVID-19: Just the Facts

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Date(s) - Tuesday, November 17, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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. 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.


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

Moderator: Jonathan Thierman, MD, PhD | LifeBridge Health Chief Medical Information Officer, LifeBridge Health Medical Director -Virtual Hospital and President of Medical Staff, Northwest Hospital

About the Taub Center:

Based in Jerusalem, the Taub Center 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.

For more information, contact Nancy Boguslaw, Zoom link will be given upon registration.

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