Task Force Resources and Publications

The Task Force produces in-depth briefing papers and shorter updates on major areas of interest.


Arab Citizens of Israel and Jewish-Arab Relations | Impact of October 07, 2023

Arab Society Amid the War: Employment and Economy  | January 2024

IATF Brief on Jewish-Arab Relations in the Shadow of the War | November 2023

IATF Resource Library for Educators | November 2023

Movie Guides

Bar Bahar (In Between), (2016, Maysaloun Hamoud)

Bar Bahar (In Between) | Facilitator Movie Guide

Bar Bahar (In Between) | Participant Movie Guide

Oriented, (2015, Jake Witzenfeld)

Oriented | Facilitator Movie Guide

Oriented | Participant Movie Guide


FACT SHEET: Arab Citizens of Israel

Exploring the Topics of Arab Citizens and Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel

Arab/Palestinian Citizenship and Residency: Israel, East Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza

Source Sheet Companion


Fact Sheet - 2 Pages for Single-Sheet Double-Sided Printing (recommended for distribution at events)

Fact Sheet - 3 Pages, Larger Font



IATF Summary |  Government Resolution 550: Progress Report (2022) | September 2023

Briefing Paper: What is Financial Inclusion and What needs to be Done to Include Arab Society in Israel? | March 2023

Government Resolution 1834: A plan to Reduce Inequalities in Israel’s Seven Mixed Cities | December 2022

GR-1279 - NIS 5.2 Billion for Negev Bedouin Socio-Economic Development | March 2022

Government Resolution 550 (Takadum): NIS 30 Billion for Socio-Economic Development of Arab Society | November 2021

GR-922: Five-Year Economic Development Plan for Arab Society (2016-2020) - One-Year Extension | November 2020

Task Force Summary: Master Plan for the Promotion of Employment in Arab Society | September 2020

GR-922: Outlook for 2021 and the Next Multiyear Plan | August 2020

GR-922: Five-Year Economic Development Plan for Arab Society - Fourth Year Progress Report | July 2020

Urban Planning in Israel's Arab Communities: Essential and Complex Challenge for Economic and Residential Development | February 2020

Executive Summary - Urban Planning in Israel's Arab Communities | February 2020

Arab women’s socio-economic gaps and Jewish-Arab women’s collaborations in Israel | January 2020

GR-922 Mid-Term Update: Five-Year Economic Development Plan for Arab Society | March 2019

Arab Citizens’ Integration into Israeli High-Tech: Achievements and Emerging Issues | August 2018

Economic Development Plan for the Arab Sector: 2016 – 2017 Government Implementation Update | April 2018

Economic Development Plan for the Arab Sector: Update on First Year Implementation | May 2017

Government Resolution 2397: Socio-Economic Development Plan for Negev Bedouin | March 2017

Economic Development Plan for the Arab Sector: Capacity Building for Arab Localities | November 2016

Economic Development Plan for the Arab Sector: Current Status, Government Workplans and Civil Society Involvement | July 2016

Historic Economic Development Plan for the Arab Sector: Overview and Key Allocation Areas | January 2016

Arab Citizen Employment in Israel - Critical Concern and Great Potential | July 2013 



Crime and Violence in Arab Society | September 2023

New Government, Protest Movement, and Arab Citizens of Israel: Implications and Emerging Actions | April 2023

Government Dissolution and Perspectives on the Jewish-Arab Political ‘Experiment’ | July 2022

Ramadan, Passover, Wave of Terror and Government Instability | May 9, 2022

Israel Elections Preliminary Results: Arab Parties and Candidates | March 2021

Jewish-Arab Politics in Israel on the Eve of the March 2021 Elections | March 2021

Arab Citizen Perspectives on Annexation: Leadership, Civil Society and Public Discourse | August 2020

Israel’s Arab Minority and the Second 2019 Elections:Outcomes and Discourse on Political Partnership | September 2019

2019 September Elections: Arab Voters and Changing Political Discourse | September 2019

Israel's Second 2019 Elections: Shifting Perspectives on Arab Political Participation | June 2019

2019 Pre-Elections Brief No. 2 - Elections Discourse on Arab Political Participation | April 2019

2019 Israeli General Elections Brief | March 2019

Municipal Elections in 2018: Insights and Trends in Israel’s Arab Society | November 2018

2018 Local Elections – Preliminary Results in Arab Society | November 2018

Nation State Law: Arab, Druze, Government and Civil Society Responses | August 2018

Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People: Discourse and Implications for Arab Citizens of Israel | July 2018

Escalations on the Gaza Border and US Embassy Move: Arab Citizen Response and Impact on State-Minority Relations | May 2018

President Trump's Declaration on Jerusalem: Arab Citizens’ Response and Jewish-Arab Discourse in Israel | December 2017

Home Demolitions and State-Minority Relations: The Events in Qalansawe and Umm Al Hiran | January 2017

Israel’s Arab Citizens and the 2015 General Elections: Post-election Review I April 2015

Shared Society Between Jewish and Arab Citizens of Israel - Realities, Visions and Practices | February 2014

10 Years to the Orr Commission Recommendations | October 2013

The Bill on the Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev ("Prawer-Begin Plan") | July 2013 



Arab Communities and Jewish-Arab Relations in Israeli Mixed Cities | October 2021

May 2021 Escalations:Jewish-Arab Clashes Within Israel | May 2021



WEBINAR: Israel's Arab Society: Update on Needs, Activities & Philanthropic Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis | April 2020

COVID-19 in Israel’s Arab Society: Current Status and Emergency Response Priorities | April 2020

COVID-19 and Israel’s Arab Citizens: Implications for Shared Society | April 2020

WEBINAR: Coronavirus on the Medical Frontlines: A Bedouin Doctor's Perspective | April 2020

WEBINAR: COVID-19 in Israel’s Arab Communities: Emergency Response in a Shared National Crisis | April 2020

COVID-19 in Israel’s Arab Communities: Health Risks and Economic Concerns | March 2020



GR-922 Update: Implementation Status of "Etgarim" - The Program for Informal Education in Arab Society | December 2018

Gateway to the Academy: A Three-Year Government Plan to Enhance Access to Higher Education for Negev Bedouin | June 2018

The Council for Higher Education's Plans to Enhance Arab Citizens Access to Higher Education: Progress and New Priorities | September 2017

Informal Education in Israel’s Arab Society: From an Overlooked Field to a Government Priority | July 2017

Shared Life Education in Israel's Public Education System | February 2016

Higher Education for Arab Citizens of Israel | December 2012



Arab Philanthropy in Israel: Insights into Strategic Giving | January 2017



Negev Bedouin | February 2018

Druze in Israel | June 2020



April 2021

January 2021

August 2020

January 2020

September 2019

May 2019

February 2019


Findings from the Field

Fall 2019

Summer 2019

Spring 2019