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Posts Tagged: Israel Population

May 19, 2017 12:52 pm

Israel’s Capital Experiences Significant Population Growth Ahead of Jerusalem Day

JNS.org - As Israel prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem May 23, the nation's capital has experienced significant population growth. According to...

May 19, 2017 10:53 am

Report: Nearly Half of Israel’s Population to Be Arabs and Haredi Jews by 2059

JNS.org - A new report by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI) predicts nearly half of Israel’s population will be comprised of Arabs and Haredi Jews by...

May 3, 2017 12:15 pm

Israeli Construction in West Bank Increased 40 Percent in 2016, Report Says

JNS.org - There were 2,630 building starts for new homes in the West Bank last year, a 40 percent increase from 1,884 in 2015, the...

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...

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...

September 8, 2015 9:47 am

Israel’s Population Reaches 8.4 Million on Eve of Rosh Hashanah

JNS.org - In advance of Rosh Hashanah, Israel’s population has reached 8,412,000 people. According to data released by the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel’s population...

December 31, 2014 10:54 am

Israel’s Population Hits 8.3 Million on Eve of 2015

JNS.org - The population of Israel on the eve of 2015 stands at 8,296,000 residents, marking a two-percent increase over last year, according to the...

September 21, 2014 11:15 am

Israel’s Population Reaches 8.9 Million Ahead of Rosh Hashanah

JNS.org - The Israeli  population has reached 8.9 million, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics revealed in its annual report ahead of Rosh Hashanah. As...

August 29, 2014 10:33 am

Is Time Working for or Against Israel?

For the first time, Israel's country default spread (2.48 percent) -- which reflects "Žthe risk premium on government bonds -- is similar to that of...

July 2, 2014 11:19 am

217 Illegal African Migrants Leave Israel Voluntarily in June

JNS.org - A total of 217 illegal African migrants left Israel voluntarily during the month of June, while none entered Israel, according to new...

May 2, 2014 10:11 am

Israel’s Population Nears 8.2 Million as Country Celebrates 66th Birthday

JNS.org - Days before Israel's 66th Independence Day, the Israeli population reached 8.18 million people, according to a report by the country's Central Bureau...

February 25, 2014 10:35 am

Demography vs. Demagoguery: Europe vs. Israel

People who predict population trends need to learn from weather forecasters: when your forecasts are wrong more than right, go home before they lock you...

February 14, 2014 2:43 pm

Opinion: Don’t Listen to the Noise on Israel’s Demographics

For many years the demographic factor has been used by many on the Left as a justification for advancing the concept of land for peace....

December 30, 2013 11:44 am

Israeli Population Tops 8 Million in 2013

JNS.org - Israel's population grew in 2013 by 1.8 percent, or 147,000 people, bringing the country's total population to 8.1 million, according to...


Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel...

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than...


Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘...

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and...


Newly-Discovered Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jer...

JNS.org - Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of...

Middle East

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Wil...

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message...