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Shortened census period means Brooklyn’s Orthodox communities will likely be undercounted

Shortened census period means Brooklyn’s Orthodox communities will likely be undercounted

Only 49% of Boro Park residents filled out 2010 census, and with census period cut, some fear locals will be significantly under counted.Shira Hanau, JTA, 12/08/2020 13:41
It's  not our fault: 'Leadership' in the time of COVID

It's not our fault: 'Leadership' in the time of COVID

Imagine how many lives could have been saved these past months if pikuach nefesh had trumped politics!Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 02/06/2020 16:10
Parashat Bamidbar: What is so important about 600,000 Israelites?

Parashat Bamidbar: What is so important about 600,000 Israelites?

Why the number 600,000, to Chazal, is the quintessential expression of completeness in all mathematical units, and where it appears again.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 22/05/2020 11:00
6.8 million Jews in Israel

6.8 million Jews in Israel

Israel's population grows by 1.9% over the past year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2020 13:16
Why I am not upset with the dwindling American Jewish population

Why I am not upset with the dwindling American Jewish population

Jews behind clouds were never a detriment to our collective identity. Sheri Oz, 23/07/2019 11:09
Israel's Population Now 8.345 Million

Israel's Population Now 8.345 Million

Independence Day census: 176,000 babies were born and 32,000 people immigrated in 2014; Israel now has 6.251 million Jews.Tova Dvorin, 21/04/2015 12:42
How Many Arabs, Jews Live in Judea-Samaria?

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 16:23
OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

Israel's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.Tova Dvorin, 30/06/2014 19:10
Study: More US Jews Than Israel

Study: More US Jews Than Israel

A new population study conducted by two US universities claims that more Jews still live in the United States than in Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 24/10/2010 09:59
Israel Child Mortality Rate Down

Israel Child Mortality Rate Down

Israel is in the top 16th global percentile in reducing the mortality rate of infants and children under five in the past decade, says UNICEF.Chana Ya'ar, 19/09/2010 18:41
Nearly 6 Million Jews in Israel

Nearly 6 Million Jews in Israel

The number of Jewish citizens towards the Rosh HaShanah New Year nears six million, as Jewish birth rate continues to climb.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/09/2010 17:48
Inflated Census Figures

Inflated Census Figures

Barak presented inflated figures on the number of Arabs, says a defense industry official: Jews make up a far larger part of Israel than in 1948.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/02/2010 18:20