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  5/12/2014, Iyar 12, 5774

More than 600,000 Violent Incidents a Year in Israel

There are about 620,000 incidences of violence a year in Israel, according to the National Violence Index, published on Monday by the Ministry of Public Safety.

The report showed 27 percent of the population suffer from violent crime and about 34 percent of those crimes are reported to police,  the Welfare Ministry and social services. About 31 percent of those crimes are very violent.