Arab Citizens' Integration into Israeli High-Tech | Achievem...

Arab Citizens' Integration into Israeli High-Tech | Achievements and Emerging Issues

August 23, 2018

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In recent years, the benefits of bringing Israel's Arab citizens into the country's main economic engine—the high-tech industry—have earned wide recognition for the potential to both fill a domestic shortage of industry talent and close socio-economic gaps in Arab society. After 10 years of efforts, the number of Arab high-tech professionals in Israel has increased significantly, yet proportional and broad based representation is an ongoing pursuit.

This briefing paper provides insights into context, barriers and achievements of Arab high-tech integration to date, and the emerging issues going forward.

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