Nechumi Yaffe







Techeles Mordechi 8



I'm Currently PhD student at the Swiss center for Conflict Resolution at the Hebrew University and at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya under the supervision of Prof. Avner De-Shalit and Prof. Eran Helprin.



My research deals with the issue of poor and disadvantage in the Ultra-Orthodox community. Focusing and examining the Psychological mechanism that preserves poverty. Part of the research examines the role it plays in the cultural conflict between religious and secular in Israel. In addition I run a research project examining the effect of certain messages on changing Ultra-Orthodox attitudes towards secular Jews.




Yaffe, N. (2010) hmizrech Htichon. Old City Press. (Hebrew)


Yaffe, N. (2010) Middle East Teacher's Guide. Jerusalem, Old City Press.


Teaching and Other Experience
  • 2007-2014: Matriculation Examinations Coordinator in History for the Ultra-Orthodox sector.

  • 2008-2014: The Middle East History (B. A. Level) Teacher Training Institute.

  • 2012-2013: Teaching Assistant Conflict Resolution (M.A. Level) Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.

  • 2003-2013: History in "Beth Jacob Institute" high school Jerusalem.

  • 2007: workshops on relationships and the empowerment of women, under the beis din orthodox community of Jerusalem.


  • 2011-2012: Mendel instituted –Shluchi tzibour leadership program.

  • 2013: U.S.A. Department Of State International visitor Leadership program prompting women leadership and entrepreneurship.

  • 2014-2016: The Hoffman leadership & responsibility program by the Hebrew University.

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