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August 8, 2017 3:13 pm

New Report Finds 85% of Israelis Feel Safe Walking Around Their Neighborhoods Alone at Night

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Israelis enjoy a night out at a bar in Tel Aviv. Photo: Ted Eytan via Wikimedia Commons.

A vast majority of Israelis — around 85% (93% of men and 77% of women) — feel safe walking around their neighborhoods alone at night, according to new data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) on Tuesday.

Among Israel’s largest cities, Rishon LeZion was where residents ranked their sense of personal security the highest.

During 2016, one in ten Israelis was a victim of a crime, the CBS report showed. The most common crime was theft (4.4%), followed by online harm (3.8%), violence or a threat of violence (3.1%) and sexual harassment (2.3%).

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  • Samuel Fistel

    Israeli Jews versus muslims: Jewish neighborhoods are safe, while muslim neighborhoods have become dangerous no-go zones. Israeli Jews living in areas far from muslims feel safe. But if these Jews live next to a muslim neighborhood, then they always have to be aware of the possibility of a muslim predator coming to kill them in the name of allah. If a muslim enters a Jewish neighborhood, and is attacked by a Jew, then the world’s Jew-haters will inevitably raise holy heck. But naturally, they are deadly silent about muslim neighborhoods becoming no-go zones for Jews. It is actually considered to be predictable and expected that any Jew entering a muslim neighborhood will be brutally attacked by the muslims. And as opposed to condemning the muslims, the Jewish victim is condemned instead, for being “so stupid, in having the nerve to enter the muslim neighborhood, that he deserved to be attacked!”