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Posts Tagged: Israel Central Bureau of Statistics

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...

April 14, 2014 9:50 am
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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...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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