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, 5/22/2020, 11:00 AM
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, 4/26/2020, 1:16 PM
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, 7/23/2019, 11:09 AM
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, 4/21/2015, 12:42 PM
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, 4:23 PM
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, 6/30/2014, 7:10 PM
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, 10/24/2010, 9:59 AM
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, 9/19/2010, 6:41 PM
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, 9/6/2010, 5:48 PM
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, 2/14/2010, 6:20 PM