From a Government-Based Partnership to a Civic-Governed Paradigm

Authors

  • Iris Posklinsky University of Haifa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24926/ijps.v7i2.3452

Keywords:

partnership, community development, philanthropy, citizen participation, diaspora Jewry, people to people

Abstract

This article reports a pioneering qualitative research study that illuminates the way a global philanthropic partnership enabled the Israeli government to launch a national program which later evolved into a non-governmental initiative. It examines the model of an urban and social rehabilitation program through the prism of its funding partnership, citizen participation practice, and collaboration with municipalities; it also illustrates the way this government-based model was transformed into a new program, detached from governmental ties and shifted to focus on communal and international people-to-people connections and collaborations. The article traces the programmatic transformation that unfolded over four decades.

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Published

2020-12-16

How to Cite

Posklinsky, I. (2020). From a Government-Based Partnership to a Civic-Governed Paradigm. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, 7(2), Article 6. https://doi.org/10.24926/ijps.v7i2.3452