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Kafr Akab

Jerusalem affairs minister backs plan to counter demographic threat

Ze'ev Elkin is currently pushing for an amendment to be made to the Basic Law to change the capital's borders.

08/11/2017
Israeli elections

US is no model of democracy for Israel

There is a tendency to ignore the flaws and inequalities in American society and to prefer the US over Europe.

By MOSE APELBLAT
19/12/2016
Rivlin and Plesner

Israeli President Rivlin: Democracy is not to be taken for granted

“Israel is changing before our eyes,” he said. “There is no clear majority and there is no clear minority.”

Jerusalem

Israeli MKs record multilingual videos for #DemocracyDay

The Democracy 2030 is a project of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, an international body for lawmakers, examining the past, present and future of democracy.

rabbis

Israeli demographics present economic challenges, study finds

Israel's life expectancy, it noted, is higher than the OECD average. Without increses in the retirement age, the report argued, people will be spending in retirement will increase 1.5 times by 2055.

08/08/2016
Jewish youths wave flag

Israel's soaring population: Promised Land running out of room?

Today's population of 8.4 million is forecast to reach 15.6 million by 2059 and 20.6 million in a high case scenario.

By REUTERS
26/09/2015
3D printed kippa

‘Self-ghettoization’ in the State of Israel

In Israel, we are afraid of the other, of those that are different than us.

By ALAN FELD
17/09/2015
ukraine aliya

Fight using aliya, not concessions, says Hotovely

The deputy foreign minister says “Israel has to return to its vision of ingathering of the exiles."

09/06/2015
THE TEL AVIV skyline; the area around the city is home to many Israeli start-ups

Some 38% of families in Tel Aviv don’t have children, report reveals

Some 1.91 million families living in Israel, 300,000 in Arab sector.

An elderly woman suffers from PTSD. [illustrative]

Israel's elderly population to double by 2035, statistics bureau says

CBS report finds that 10.6% of the population is over the age of 65.

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