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Jewish moms visit Israel for first time, receive Hebrew names

Jewish moms visit Israel for first time, receive Hebrew names

40 Jewish moms from around the world receive Hebrew names in Israeli desert ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2017 08:30
What were the most popular names for boys and girls in 2015?

What were the most popular names for boys and girls in 2015?

The Central Bureau of Statistics published the most popular names for boys and girls in 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2016 15:52
5775: What Are the Most Common Names?

5775: What Are the Most Common Names?

As a new Jewish Year is about to begin, the Population and Immigration Authority summarizes the outgoing one.Uzi Baruch, 13/09/2015 05:07
Saudi Arabia Releases Banned Names Registry

Saudi Arabia Releases Banned Names Registry

Banned names have Western, royal connotations.Tova Dvorin, 14/03/2014 14:27
Bill: Let Children Change ‘Ridiculous’ Names

Bill: Let Children Change ‘Ridiculous’ Names

Appeal from child named "mourning" leads to law giving children a say in choosing their own first name.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2014 11:31
Name ‘Adele’ is 'Nothing to do With Singer'

Name ‘Adele’ is 'Nothing to do With Singer'

Shas MK insists popularity of girls' name ‘Adele’ in Israel is due to hassidic dynasties, not British singer.Maayana Miskin, 19/11/2013 18:27
Law Would Prevent Giving Kids 'Weird Names'

Law Would Prevent Giving Kids 'Weird Names'

A new law would prohibit parents from giving their children names that could "damage" them.David Lev, 31/12/2011 22:23