population of israel

babies
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 his tattoo
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.

Jerusalem
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.

Ramadan
Jerusalem: 50 years in numbers

A numerical account of the half century that has lapsed since the Six Day War.

18/05/2017
Israeli classroom
Tribal classrooms lead to a tribal society

An in-depth look at the conflicting nature of the tribes of Israel.

The western wall
Jerusalem by the numbers

Jerusalem has the highest population growth among Israel’s large cities.

17/05/2015
Haredim
Religious Affairs: The ultra-Orthodox - Israel’s next 'economic miracle?'

The ultra-Orthodox community could be Israel’s next big growth engine, if only the state would embark on a path of compromise, not coercion, argues Prof. Yedidia Stern.

Muslim
Birthrates among Christians, Muslims, Jews show new trends in Israel

The average Muslim bride is only 21.9 years old, whereas the average Christian bride is 25.4 years old.

06/10/2014
A baby
Israeli population climbs to 8,904,373 ahead of Jewish New Year

Population increases by 173,811; the number of new Olim to Israel the past year stands at 24,801; most popular boys' names are Joseph, Daniel and Ori; Tamar, Noa and Shira most popular for girls.

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