US birth rates hit 32-year low, not enough to replace population

A rate of 2.1 births is required for the younger generation to replace the aging population. The US has not reached this rate in 10 years.Sara Rubenstein, 5/19/2019, 4:59 PM

No, Benny Morris. Israel will be blooming 40 years from now

Revisionist historian Benny Morris' pessimism about Israel's future is misplaced. He should start worrying about Europe. Giulio Meotti, 1/24/2019, 9:22 AM

Europe's demographic suicide: See Greece

Greece is becoming a country of old people. Giulio Meotti, 8/30/2018, 9:12 PM

Is multiculturalism America's greatest strength?

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) discusses low birth rates and the decline of Western civilization., 3/14/2017, 11:47 AM

Israeli Jewish, Arab birth rates now even

Israel's Jewish population has increased its birth rate significantly in recent years, and is now almost on par with the Arab birth rate.Moshe Cohen, 11/17/2015, 3:58 PM

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