Schusterman Center for Israel Studies Research Guide
The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, founded in 2007, is dedicated to promoting exemplary teaching and scholarship in Israeli history, politics, culture, and society at Brandeis University and beyond.
To study Israel means to engage with a wide range of opinions on important topics, including ones that are contentious, and maybe even offensive. Resources on this site represent a variety of academic and political opinions. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies or Brandeis University. We encourage users to approach each resource critically. Remember that it may not be credible in all respects, nor does it represent the last word on any topic.
Responsible for analyzing all sorts of statistical data relating to Israel. Publishes a yearly statistical abstract of Israel. The office will also compile reports by request for a small fee, which is often waived for researchers.
The Berman Jewish Databank provides open access to quantitative studies and related materials on North American Jews and other Jewish communities. Many of these surveys relate to Israel, including Sergio Della Pergola's annual surveys about the global Jewish population.