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Posts Tagged: Israel Central Bureau of Statistics

February 17, 2017 3:37 pm

Israel’s Economy Posts Strongest Quarter Since 2013

JNS.org - Israel's economy had its strongest quarterly performance since 2013, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics said Thursday. The economy grew by an annualized 6.2 percent...

September 13, 2016 10:17 am

Muslim Birthrate in Israel Declining, Newly Released Data Reveals

JNS.org - The Muslim birthrate in Israel has declined, according to recently published Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) data, Israel National News reported. Israel's Muslim community, which accounts for under...

July 11, 2016 9:24 am

IDF Is Israeli Public’s Most Trusted Institution, Study Finds

JNS.org - A sweeping 82 percent of the Israeli public has confidence in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), making it the country’s most trusted institution, according...

May 24, 2016 10:52 am

Israeli Unemployment Rate Sees Historic Drop

JNS.org - April 2016 marked a historic drop in the Israeli unemployment rate, which sunk to 4.9 percent compared to 5.3 percent in March, according to...

May 10, 2016 10:07 am

Israel’s Population Tops 8.5 Million at 68th Anniversary

JNS.org - Israel’s population has reached 8,522,000 people on the eve of the country’s 68th anniversary, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported on Monday. According...

March 17, 2016 7:37 am

New Report Reveals Rise in Israelis’ Health, Wealth, Happiness

The health and well-being of Israelis is on the rise, according to a new report described on the Hebrew news site Walla. According to the report, released on Wednesday by...

January 12, 2016 2:51 pm

Report: 660,000 Israelis Cannot Legally Marry in Jewish State

JNS.org - A new report by the Israeli NGO Hiddush-For Religious Freedom and Equality says that 660,000 Israelis — among them 364,000 immigrants from the former...

November 17, 2015 2:20 pm

Israeli Economy Bolstered by Increased Exports, Investments in 3rd Quarter

JNS.org - Israel’s economy grew 2.5 percent due to an increase in exports and investments in the third quarter of 2015, newly released data revealed on...

November 26, 2014 12:15 pm

Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs

Cancer caused 25.9 percent of all deaths among Israeli Jews, as opposed to 20.7% among the country's Arab population in 2012, according to recently-published Central...

October 24, 2014 2:41 pm

725,000 Israelis Define Themselves as Poor, Poverty Group Laments ‘Very Stark Increase’

About 725,000 Israelis - among them 29 percent of Israeli Arabs and 12 percent of Jews - define themselves as poor, according to latest...

October 8, 2014 3:48 pm

UK-Israel Trade Reaches Record High Despite Gaza Conflict and BDS Efforts

Trade between Israel and the United Kingdom reached a record £2.5 billion this year in spite of efforts by campaigners pushing for a boycott of...

September 17, 2014 10:15 am

Israel’s Economic Slowdown More Pronounced Than Initially Reported

JNS.org - Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), which several weeks ago said that the Israeli economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.7...

April 14, 2014 9:50 am

Israeli Economy Grew 3.3 Percent in 2013

JNS.org - Israel's economy grew by 3.3 percent in 2013, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday. The figure marks a slight drop...

September 10, 2013 12:16 pm

Israel Tourism Remains Strong Despite Mid-East Unrest, Egyptian Border Visits Down 82%

Despite upheaval in the Middle East, tourism to Israel has remained relatively strong, Israel's Tourism Ministry said on Tuesday. According to the country's Central Bureau of...


Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online

JNS.org -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish...

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

JNS.org - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that...


Israeli Embassy in Ireland Denounces Last-Minute Cancellation of Ambassador...

The Israeli Embassy in Ireland said it was "horrified" by the last-minute cancellation of a talk by Ambassador Ze’ev Boker at Trinity...


IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Journalist Embedded With Iraqi Forces Fighting ISIS Reports From Mo...

An Israeli reporter recently traveled to the Fertile Crescent and documented first-hand the ongoing battle between the Iraqi military and...