Israel says world’s Jewry is still 2 million shy of 1939 numbers

Central Bureau of Statistics says global Jewish population is 14.5 million … [Read more...]

Israel flowing with increased levels of milk and honey

Central Bureau of Statistics: Dairy, honey production up … [Read more...]

Central Bureau of Statistics: 76% drop in West Bank housing starts

Finished homes also fall by 38% in the first quarter of this year … [Read more...]

Bureau of Statistics: Israel’s Christian population grows to 158,000

80% are Arab; sector has highest rate of high school graduates … [Read more...]

2012 settler population grew almost three times as fast as national rate

Settlement population now 4.2% of overall population, according to CBS … [Read more...]

Tourism to Israel sets a new record

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—A record 1.4 million tourists arrived in Israel during the first five months of 2012, some 4 percent higher than the previous record year of 2010, the Central Bureau of … [Read more...]

Israel’s Christians have lowest fertility, highest job rate

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Israel’s Christian community numbers just about 155,000, or about 2 percent of the country’s population, but they stand out by their academic excellence and high employment. They also … [Read more...]

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