5775: How Many Were Born and What Are the Most Common Names?

As a new Jewish Year is about to begin, the Population and Immigration Authority summarizes the outgoing one.Uzi Baruch, 9/13/2015, 5:07 AM

Saudi Arabia Releases Banned Names Registry

Banned names have Western, royal connotations.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 2:27 PM

Bill: Let Children Change ‘Ridiculous’ Names

Appeal from child named "mourning" leads to law giving children a say in choosing their own first name.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2014, 11:31 AM

Popular Name ‘Adele’ is 'Nothing to do With British Singer'

Shas MK insists popularity of girls' name ‘Adele’ in Israel is due to hassidic dynasties, not British singer.Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 6:27 PM

Law Would Prevent Parents From Giving Kids 'Weird Names'

A new law would prohibit parents from giving their children names that could "damage" them.David Lev, 12/31/2011, 10:23 PM