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Posts Tagged: Israel Central Bureau of Statistics

April 12, 2018 9:55 am
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Current World Jewish Population Still Below Pre-Holocaust Figures

JNS.org - According to figures released Tuesday by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, the number of Jews alive today is still lower than it was...

March 10, 2017 3:25 pm
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2016, ‘One of Israeli Economy’s Best Years,’ Finance Minister Says

JNS.org - Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon praised his country's economic advances on Thursday, saying, “It is safe to say that 2016 will be remembered as...

February 17, 2017 3:37 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Features

Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope)

JNS.org - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

Israel

Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...

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