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Natan Sharansky

Sharansky tells 'Post' about national, religious values in Western world

Natan Sharansky discusses the resurgence of national identity around the globe, Europe’s populist parties, Israel and the Diaspora, Donald Trump and the Pittsburgh synagogue attack

Herzog: Israel and Diaspora divide is existential threat

JA chairman likens Israel-Diaspora divide to Jerusalem and Babylon, calls for gov't to advance Hebrew language education in Diaspora and vows to establish avenues of dialogue to bridge the divides.

 Isaac Herzog, the new head of the Jewish Agency.

Global Jewish population reaches 14.7 million

Jewish Agency Chairman Herzog sent new year wishes to communities around the world.

Council of the Chief Rabbinate

Settlers excluded from Chief Rabbinate Council selection committee

National Union MKs express outrage and call for the council election to be postponed until the situation is rectified.

Children get close to the land on Tu Bishvat, 2005

Overpopulation – really?

Since when has the Jewish people had to play by the rules of other societies?


What are the most popular Jewish baby names in Israel?

From Avi to Yosef, biblical to modern and everything in between.

A Holocaust survivor shows the number that was tattooed on his arm in a Nazi concentration camp duri

Report: Only 26,200 Holocaust survivors will be living in Israel by 2035

The report found that at the end of 2016 there were some 186,500 Holocaust survivors living in Israel.

Racing toward disaster: Israel's unsustainable population bomb

There was a time when having a large family in Israel may have been a patriotic act.


Haredi, Arab populations grow in Jerusalem as overall growth declines

Approximately 18,000 residents moved out of Jerusalem in 2015, while 8,200 ultra-Orthodox and 7,800 Arabs moved in.

A baby

On Israel's 69th birthday, population reaches 8.68 million

The country is rapidly approaching the tipping point where the majority of the world’s Jews will be living in Israel.

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