65 Years Young: One Third of Israelis Aged 17 and Under in 2012

Children under 17 years of age constituted one third of Israel's population in 2012, for a total of 2.626 million children.David Lev, 11/18/2013, 4:26 PM

Israel: Jewish Birth Rate Continues to Rise

CBS report says Jewish birth rate is highest since 1995. Hareidi society younger than ever, Muslim birth rates still higher but falling.Adam Ross, 10/17/2013, 4:15 PM

Record Number of Births at Be'er Sheva's Soroka Hospital

Midwives at Be'er Sheva's Soroka Medical Center worked extra hard as a high of 58 births was recorded over a 24-hour period.Chana Ya'ar, 6/18/2013, 4:44 AM

Jewish Families Largest in Judea, Samaria

Family Day findings show high birthrate in Judea and Samaria, increase in number of single-parent households.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 3:58 PM

2011 Birthing Trends: More Epidurals, Fewer Triplets

Doctors review births for 2011. More epidurals, more large families, fewer triplets.Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2012, 11:35 AM

Treasury Official Ridicules Hareidim for ‘Too Many’ Children

A Finance Ministry official shocked an annual conference, calling Arabs hareidi religious Jews “irresponsible” for having "too many children.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/9/2010, 6:49 PM

National Religious Jews' Birth Rate Ignores Child Support Cuts

Changes in the child allowances during the years 1994 to 2007 affected the birth rates among hareidi-religious and Arab women, say researchers.Hana Levi Julian, 12/15/2009, 2:31 PM