Education Minister Rafi Peretz has designated the coming year as the year of “Mutual Responsibility,” with schoolchildren being taught about the different sectors that make up Israeli society.
What is not appreciated by those who view intermarriage as bringing about the demise of the Jewish people is that the US Jewish population has actually been steadily increasing.
“Forecasts based on natural growth rates, which do not take other factors into account, should be treated cautiously."
We are standing on the cusp of a tidal wave of return, one that will see countless Jewish descendants reconnect with Jewry. Let’s embrace this opportunity.
The Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research
The general picture produced by the Democracy Index is of a manic-depressive society.
Jerusalem may have holy sites that the world has an interest in, but the demographics of Jerusalem should be of no concern to anyone.
If current trends continue, the ratio of Jews and non-Jews will level off around mid-century, and thereafter Jews in Jerusalem will be the minority.
The bill in question seeks to legalize the annexation of 19 settlements to the capital and has sparked a heated debate in the government.
Israel’s imminent emergence as the Jewish nation’s demographic center will revolutionize Jewish history.