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Israel’s population boom: disaster or dream come true?

THERE IS much to debate and discuss about what the future will look like and how to approach it.

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What are the most popular Jewish baby names in Israel?

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

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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.

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Jerusalem: 50 years in numbers

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

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

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

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Jerusalem by the numbers

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

17/05/2015
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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.

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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
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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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