Israeli Jewish fertility rate tops Arab rate, hits 45-year high

Jewish fertility rate continues to rise as Muslim rate declines, Palestinian Authority fertility rate falls to parity with Israel's.David Rosenberg, 10/4/2019, 9:40 AM

Emigration from Israel drops to lowest level in decades

600,000 Israelis living abroad, with number of Israelis emigrating falling to lowest level in more than three decades.David Rosenberg, 8/14/2019, 2:04 PM

Israel's population tops 9 million

6.7 million Jews live in Israel on eve of 71st Independence Day, alongside 1.9 million Arabs. Israeli population to top 15 million by 2048.David Rosenberg, 5/6/2019, 3:08 PM

Europe's future? A new Austrian decline

The percentages tell the story. Islam is already the most practiced religion in Viennese schools. The thrid Islamic attempt to conquer Europe is on its way. Giulio Meotti, 1/1/2019, 6:32 AM

Israel's population nears 9 million - including 6.6 million Jews

More than 6.6 million Jews living in Israel on eve of 2019, along with nearly 1.9 million Arabs.David Rosenberg, 12/31/2018, 2:25 PM

Report: Obama 'shocked' by settlement expansion

Maps of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria shocked then-President Obama into withholding veto on anti-Israel UN resolution.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2018, 9:36 AM

Have demographics doomed the Israeli left?

Did immigration and high Orthodox birthrate doom Israel’s left to perpetual opposition status? Analysis.David Rosenberg, 5/11/2018, 12:38 PM

Israel's population tops 8.8 million, to hit 15 million by 2048

Nearly 6.6 million Jews living in Israel ahead of 70th independence day, 10 times more than when Israel was established in 1948.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2018, 2:30 PM

'Sovereignty is not the granting of an immediate right to vote'

Deputy Defense Minister says application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria would not make Israel undemocratic.Shimon Cohen, 3/27/2018, 8:37 PM

Muslims to outnumber Jews in US by 2040

While size of US Jewish population stagnates, number of US Muslims set to double by 2040.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2018, 11:24 AM

Israel's Jewish population tops 6.5 million

69 years after founding, Israel boasts highest fertility rate in OECD, with a total population of over 8.7 million.David Rosenberg, 9/18/2017, 2:13 PM

'We will lose Jewish majority at current pace of construction'

Gideon Sa'ar says lack of construction in Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem combined with rampant illegal Arab construction threatens capitalArutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 5:22 PM

Israel's population to surge to 20 million by 2065

Study shows Jewish population to grow to 81% of Israel's total, with massive growth in haredi community, which will make up 32% of Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/22/2017, 8:39 AM

How religious are Israelis?

Figures released ahead of Israel's 69th Independence Day reveal secular Jews a minority, with most identifying as religious or traditional.David Rosenberg, 4/28/2017, 8:29 AM

Europe turns young again - due to Muslim migrants

The number of births has gone up and so has the number of mosques. Giulio Meotti, 11/10/2016, 3:04 PM

Muslim birthrate in Israel declines

Nearly 1.5 million Muslim citizens in Israel, roughly 18% of population.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 9/12/2016, 2:20 PM

Haredim to surpass Arab population by 2050

More than 1/3 of Jewish population will be haredi by 2059, with more than 4 million haredim in Israel.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2016, 9:21 AM

'We've got to stop stop haredi growth'

Orthodox residents of Monsey, NY stunned by alleged statements of county executive calling to 'stop growth of Orthodox community'.David Rosenberg, 6/10/2016, 2:02 PM

Rabbi Sacks understands Europe better than the Pope

It is ironic that a Jewish religious leader understands Europe’s disaster more clearly than the Pope. It also seems that Lord Sacks cares more about Europe’s roots than the head of Catholicism. Giulio Meotti, 6/10/2016, 8:04 AM

Demographic changes in Jerusalem

While Jewish majority has declined since reunification of Jerusalem in 1967, data suggests that trend may be reversing itself.David Rosenberg, 6/1/2016, 11:02 PM

25% of Jewish students enrolled in haredi system

Haredi school system nearly doubles in size in since 2000, overtakes national religious as second largest in Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/9/2016, 10:39 PM

Why is the PA hiding Palestinian emigration

Leading Israeli demographer claims Palestinian Authority employing several ploys to falsely inflate its population statistics.Ari Soffer, 1/26/2016, 4:47 PM

Israeli demographics working in Jews' favor

Demographics Expert Yoram Ettinger presents nine-point optimistic analysis.Hillel Fendel, 12/20/2015, 2:53 AM

Expert: Kerry ignores demographics

Former Amb. and demographer Yoram Ettinger notes Jewish presence in Israel is stronger than ever - making a 'one-state' solution possible.Shimon Cohen, 12/7/2015, 5:47 PM

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

Demographics the Best Tool to Predict Economy

The study of demographics can be one of the most important tools for predicting the economic growth.Doug Goldstein, 9/3/2015, 3:15 AM

Just How Many Arabs Are in Israel?

PA's stats bureau releases official figures: there are 4.68 million Arabs in Gaza-Judea-Samaria, and that's set to grow with 40% under 14.Dalit Halevy, 7/10/2015, 7:43 AM

Ettinger: Jewish Growth Due to Israeli Optimism

Ambassador Yoram Ettinger says the Israeli Jewish population grows because of a number of convergent factors, the most vital being optimism.Gedalyah Reback, 4/24/2015, 2:15 PM

How Many Arabs, Jews Live in Judea-Samaria?

Gap of over one million people in census data from Judea-Samaria population counts; experts accuse PA of falsifying, omitting information.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2014, 4:23 PM

Former NSW Premier Carr's 'Pivot' Away from Israel

Factual errors in Bob Carr's words make his claims unfounded. Peter Wertheim, 11/11/2014, 6:23 AM

ISIS Video Targets Older Recruits for Patrol Duty

Footage revealing a special patrol unit for older jihadists reveals extent of ISIS's organization as a terror group.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 10/27/2014, 4:19 PM

Muslims Love Death, Europe is Tired of Life

They both hate Israel. Giulio Meotti, 6/3/2014, 10:18 AM

'History Proves Israel Can Withstand US Pressure'

Former envoy to US insists Israel can and should stand up to US pressure - particularly under 'dramatically weak' Barack Obama.Tova Dvorin, 5/14/2014, 11:17 PM

20% of Israelis Feel More 'Jewish' Than 'Israeli'

Most Israelis feel more or equally 'Jewish' as they do 'Israeli,' poll reveals. But will they in the future?Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2014, 11:16 AM

'No Arab Demographic Time Bomb,' Say Experts

Yoram Ettinger and Mark Langfan debunk demographic threat; current trend leads to 80% Jewish majority in Judea, Samaria by 2035.Ari Yashar, 4/9/2014, 12:02 PM

UN 'Politicized' Report Inflates Area C Arabs

Former IDF colonel who helped draw Areas A, B, C maps slams UN claim of 300,000 Arabs in Area C. The real number is around 70,000.Ari Yashar, 3/6/2014, 6:13 PM

Liberman: Israel’s Border to be ‘Near Highway 6’

Liberman supports agreement, but asks how new PA state will handle 3 million new Arab residents.Maayana Miskin, 1/5/2014, 1:27 PM

Demographer: 62% Jewish is Not Enough

Israel cannot annex Judea and Samaria and remain a viable state, demographer argues.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 8:41 AM

Fischer: Hareidi Birthrate ‘a Problem’

Bank of Israel head makes controversial statements about hareidi, Arab families in a farewell address.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 12:59 PM

UJA Releases Largest Diaspora Study Ever

The UJA-Federation of New York has released the data from the largest Jewish community study ever conducted outside the State of Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2013, 11:37 AM

Jewish Growth Speeds Up in Judea, Samaria

The already-high Jewish growth rate in Judea and Samaria has picked up speed. Fastest growth is outside ‘settlement blocs.’Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2013, 7:12 PM

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

Study: Which Academics Leave Israel?

The Central Bureau of Statistics looks at who leaves Israel, who stays, and the ties between schools and citizenship.Maayana Miskin, 12/26/2012, 4:42 AM

Rivlin: Settlements Guarantee our Existence

‘Settlements don’t threaten our existence, they guarantee it,’ Rivlin tells Peres. He sympathizes with Israeli Arabs over ‘demographobia.'Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2012, 3:48 PM

In Future, Half the Population Won't Enlist

Hebrew U expert: The changing birthrate among different sectors may lead to a point where half the people be exempted from military service.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 6:43 AM

Jewish Birthrate Up, Arab Rate Down in Jerusalem

The Jewish birthrate in Jerusalem is higher than the Arab birthrate, putting an end to reports of an Arab demographic threat.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/20/2012, 8:09 AM

US Majority is New Minority: White Births at 49%

Equal rights and affirmative action legislation may someday have to be applied to white Americans, given current census figures. Chana Ya'ar, 5/17/2012, 4:06 PM

Israel Approaches 8 Million at 64

As Israel prepares to celebrate its 64th year, the population stands at almost 8 million – an almost tenfold rise from 806,000 in 1948.Gabe Kahn, 4/24/2012, 8:52 PM

Report: Israel's Jewish Births Up 20%

An Interior Ministry Report shows Israel's Jewish birth rate is upwhile Arab birthrates are down - promising Israel's future will be Jewish.Gabe Kahn., 12/7/2011, 8:32 PM