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The Jerusalem 2050 Project is made possible through the generous financial support of Mr. Jeffrey Silverman.

We also appreciate financial support from the following individuals, institutions, and foundations:

Mr. Rick Tavan
Mrs. Ann Tavan
The Boston Foundation
The Graham Foundation
The Office of the MIT Provost
Dean’s Office, MIT School of Architecture and Planning
Dean’s Office, MIT School of the Humanities and Social Sciences
MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning
MIT Center for International Studies

The Jerusalem 2050 Project would also like to thank the following institutions, organizations and individuals for their guidance and commentary during the development of this project.

Jerusalem 2050 has enjoyed the support of many individuals and institutions around the world.  We thank everyone for their encouragement, visions, suggestions, and advice. While we are unable to thank everyone individually, we would like to mention a number of institutions and individuals specifically.

JIIS - Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, Hebrew University
Bimkom: Planners for Planning Rights, Jerusalem
The Peres Center for Peace
Israel Coalition Against House Demolitions
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
School of Engineering and Architecture, Birzeit University
Ir Amin: City of Peoples, Jerusalem
Center for Jerusalem Studies, Al Quds University
IPCRI - Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information


Ora Ahimeir
            Director of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, Hebrew University
Andrew Altman
            Principal, Altman Development LLC; former Head of Planning,
            City of Washington, DC
Gannit Ankori
            Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Hebrew University
Janet Aviad
            Director, Karev Foundation
Ariella Azoulay
            Academic Director of the Camera Obscura School of Art, Tel Aviv;
            Professor, Visual Culture and Critical Theory, Bar-Ilan University
Meron Benvenisti
            Former Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem
Nir Barkat
            Founder of StartUp Jerusalem and Jerusalem Municipality Council Member;
            Current Mayor of Jerusalem
Naomi Carmon
            Professor, School of Architecture and Town Planning, The Technion
Naomi Chazan
            Former Knesset Member; Professor of Political Science, Hebrew University
Azra Chruchman
            Dean, School of Architecture and Town Planning, The Technion
Zvi Eftat
            Dean, School of Architecture, Bezalel Academy of Arts, Jerusalem
Dana Erekat
            SPURS program & DUSP Masters student at MIT
Shuli Hartman
            Director of Public Activities, BimKom: Planners for Planning Rights
Shlomo Hasson
            Professor, Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Huda Imam
            Director, Center for Jerusalem Studies, Al Quds University
Hassan Jabareen
            General Director, Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
Gerd Junne
            Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science,
            University of Amsterdam
Menachem Klein
            Professor, Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, Israel
David Laws
            Lecturer, Comparative Labor and Organization Studies, University of Amsterdam
Nora Libertun Duren
            Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Columbia University
Anna Grichting
            Architect and Planner
Ambassador Atilio Molteni
            Ambassador, Embassy of Argentina in Israel
Hubert Murray
            President of the Boston Society of Architects
Yusuf Sa’id Natsheh
            Head of the Islamic Archeology Department, Jerusalem Awqaf in
            Al-Haram Al Sharifdd
Moshe Safdie
            Architect and Urban Planner, Safdie and Associates
Alona Nizan-Shiftan
            Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture, Technion University
Sari Nusseibeh
            President, Al Quds University
Ron Pundak
            Director General, Peres Center for Peace
Omar Razzaz
            Former Director of Beirut Office of the World Bank
Dan Rothem
            Research Director at the Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
Danny Seidemann
            Founder and Legal Cousel Director, Ir Amim: City of Peoples
Alice Shalvi
            Professor Emerita of English Literature, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Khalil Shikaki
            Director of the Palestine Center for Policy and Survey Research
Samir Srouji
            Architect; Artist; Art Director
Bruce Stanley
            Provost, Huron University, London, England
Salim Tamari
            Director, Institute for Jerusalem Studies
Boaz Tamir
            Entrepreneur and Principal, Montefiore Partners
Len & Libby Traubman
            Co-founders, Jewish-Palestinian Living Room Dialogue,
            San Mateo, CA
David Weinberg
            Political Science PhD candidate at MIT
Oren Yiftachel
            Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Development,
            Ben Gurion University
Yossi Yonah
            Lecturer, Department of Education, Ben Gurion University