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Jewish population of Australia close to 100,000 for first time

New census data reveals that there are almost 100,000 Jews in Australia, the highest number ever recorded.

Jewish population of Australia close to 100,000 for first time

Bamidbar: The intrinsic significance of 600,000 Israelites

The Vilna Gaon said as quoted in Kol haTor, “The essence of the ingathering of exiles requires no fewer than six hundred thousand." Why?

Bamidbar: The intrinsic significance of 600,000 Israelites

President Herzog kicks off 2022 Israeli population census

Massive study of Israeli population, analyzing data from 700,000 Israelis from all sectors, launched Monday.

President Herzog kicks off 2022 Israeli population census

Why can't we count Jews?

A census presupposes that in battle and when compared to other nations, there is strength in numbers, numbers count. Not with the Jews.

Why can't we count Jews?

New census of part-time Jewish education is collecting crucial info

Launched by The Jewish Education Project, the census includes congregational schools and independent programs.

New census of part-time Jewish education collecting crucial info

US Census: Haredi areas among fastest-growing in New York, New Jersey

Orthodox areas are among the fastest growing in New York and New Jersey, census data shows.

US Census: Haredi areas among fastest-growing in NY, New Jersey

Talking about issues of Modesty

In a generation where youth are exposed to a plethora of information, it is necessary to develop a dialogue with them on issues of modesty.

Talking about issues of Modesty

The US census: We want 100% but we won’t even give 50%

The opportunity to be counted in the census is closing and you, as a member of the community, should be as upset as I am. Here's why. Op-ed.

The US census: We want 100% but we won’t even give 50%

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.

Why this year's census will likely under count NY Orthodox Jews

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!

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

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.

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

6.8 million Jews in Israel

Israel's population grows by 1.9% over the past year.

6.8 million Jews in Israel

Why I am not upset with the dwindling American Jewish population

Why I am not upset with the dwindling American Jewish population

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.

Israel's Population Grows 2% Over 2014 to 8.345 Million

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.

How Many Arabs, Jews Live in Judea-Samaria?

OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

Israel's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.

Hospital Bed, Medical Equipment Shortage Revealed in OECD Report

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.

Study: More Jews in US Than in Israel

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.

UNICEF: Israeli Infant, Child Mortality Rate Dropped

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.

Israel’s Jewish Population Nears Six Million

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.

Inflated Census Figures Show False Demographic Picture