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Professor (emeritus) Yossi Katz is a world-renowned expert in modern historical geography.
His many and varied studies and books focused, among other things, on the study of the history of Jewish settlement in the Land of Israel in modern times, on the plans of the Zionist establishment for the establishment of the Jewish state in the Land of Israel during the British Mandate period, on the issue of land ownership in the State of Israel, on the subject of Holocaust victims' property found in Israel, and on the study of the Hutterite communes in North America.

Along with his research and academic activities, Prof. Katz engages in many public activities for society, the state and the community. He advises on historic land costs and volunteers at Ha'Emek Hospital in Afula, and previously served as a member of the Plenum of the Nature Reserves and Gardens Authority.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → Apr 1984

Award Date: 1 Apr 1984


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