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Jerusalem's Pantry Packers brings volunteering to the US

'The hands-on lesson is one of doing kindness in its purest form.'

Jerusalem's Pantry Packers brings volunteering to the US

Israel's population nears 10 million

Jewish Israelis comprise 73.9% of population, Arabs 21.1%, statistics show.

Israel's population nears 10 million

Analysis: How bad is Israel's ‘Second Wave’ of the coronavirus?

Putting the ‘Second Wave’ of the coronavirus into perspective.

Analysis: How bad is Israel's ‘Second Wave’ of the coronavirus?

UK analysis: Jews more likely to die from coronavirus than Christians

Jewish men in UK are twice as likely to die from coronavirus than overall population, study shows.

UK analysis: Jews more likely to die from coronavirus

About 9 million residents in Israel

Jewish population numbers about 6.744 million (74.2% of total population); Arab population - about 1.907 million (21%).

About 9 million residents in Israel

Younger workers report biggest gains in happiness with pay

US employees are more satisfied with their jobs than they've been in two decades, WSJ report says.

Younger workers report biggest gains in happiness with pay

Israel's richest - and poorest neighborhoods

Four of the seven richest neighborhoods in the state of Israel are located in Tel Aviv.

Israel's richest - and poorest neighborhoods

The Creator's love for His People isn't statistical

When you need G-d's help but feel the situation somehow precludes the possibility, remember the story of the old grandmother. Commentary

The Creator's love for His People isn't statistical

Ahead of new year, immigration on the rise

Jewish Agency figures reveal 5% rise in 'Aliyah' during 2018, including 45% increase from Russia.

Ahead of new year, immigration on the rise

Most common cause of death in Israel is cancer

Central Bureau of Statistics report reveals most common causes of death in Israel.

Most common cause of death in Israel is cancer

16 killed in accidents in September

Number of accidents with casualties decreases by 1.2% from August 2017 to September 2018.

16 killed in accidents in September

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Percentage of senior citizens rises, statistics show most senior are happy with their lives.

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

How many Jews are there in the world?

Statistics show slight rise in number of Jews in Israel and around the world.

How many Jews are there in the world?

The ten most common names

In preparation for Rosh Hashanah 5779, Population and Immigration Authority summarizes past year's data.

The ten most common names

Israeli study: Surfing the net delays marriage

New study of Israeli singles shows that those who surf the net tend to believe people should marry later.

Israeli study: Surfing the net delays marriage

Number of travelers arriving in Israel jumps 60% in October

3.3 million tourists arrive in Israel over period of 3 months, number of total visitors arriving in October rises to 464,000.

Number of travelers arriving in Israel jumps 60% in October

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

Divorced fathers, Ethiopian immigrants, are also at heightened risk. And why are Jews more likely to commit suicide than Arabs?

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

New study shows Jewish spouses matter

Children of intermarriage less likely to identify as Jews, engage in Jewish activities; only 15% of non-Orthodox US Jews have Jewish spouse.

New study shows Jewish spouses matter

February 2017 tourism 'best ever'

Tourism in January, February 25% higher than corresponding months in 2016.

February 2017 tourism 'best ever'

Report: 10% of Israeli children go to bed hungry

Number of reported abuse cases involving children jumps from 14,513 in 2006 to 17,677 in 2015.

Report: 10% of Israeli children go to bed hungry

Report: 372 killed in road accidents in 2016

Number of road accident victims tops number of terror victims, rises from 356 in 2015.

Report: 372 killed in road accidents in 2016

Wall Street Journal misquotes Israeli, corrects its mistake

'What's driving Israeli and Palestinian activists to ditch the two-state solution is the rapidly-growing number of Jews in the West Bank...'

Wall Street Journal misquotes Israeli, corrects its mistake

Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Government sees 39% drop in number of Ethiopians relying on welfare income supplements.

Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Israeli students top OECD list

More Israeli students study social, environmental sciences than those in any other OECD country.

Israeli students top OECD list

Jerusalem now home to 10% of Israelis

The largest city in Israel, 870,000 residents recorded in Jerusalem as of 2015 Jerusalem Day statistics reveal.

Jerusalem now home to 10% of Israelis

Study: Just 25% of Israelis feel 'secure'

33% of Israelis would continue going to work in the event of a missile attack - but just 9% would send their kids to school.

Study: Just 25% of Israelis feel 'secure' in their daily lives

Poll: Most Israelis against unity government

Two separate studies show huge opposition to Likud-Zionist Union coalition; support for Jewish Home, Yesh Atid at 2013 levels.

Poll: Most Israelis against unity government

Ethiopian soldiers more likely to commit suicide

Statistics also reveal that soldiers with previous psychiatric diagnoses are less likely to commit suicide.

Study: Ethiopian IDF soldiers more likely to commit suicide

45,000 Shoah survivors live in poverty in Israel

Grim statistics also reveal 50% suffer from bad health, loneliness. Former MK: Government must make a master plan.

Study: 45,000 Holocaust survivors live in poverty in Israel

Report: Israelis working hard, making less

40% of employees making half the national average wage, report reveals in honor of May Day.

Report: Israelis working hard, making less

Israelis support separate wards for Arabs, Jews

69% of the Israeli public would prefer to keep Arab and Jews separate in maternity wards, study finds.

Most Israelis support separate wards for Arabs, Jews

Report: 1/3 of Iraqis believe US supports ISIS

Shocking State Department study reveals rampant anti-US sentiment in Iraq, belief the US 'created' ISIS to plunder oil.

Report: 1/3 of Iraqis believe US supports ISIS

Iran helps spike rate of worldwide executions

Executions up 31% in Iran in 2015, including four minors; worldwide death penalty rate at 25-year high.

Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rate

Study: Nearly half of Israeli Arabs depressed

Physical, mental health poorer in Israeli Arab sector, in study released amidst debate on segregation in hospitals.

Study: Nearly half of Israeli Arabs suffer from depression

Security forces: Arab terror could last 'months'

Officials release figures from last 100 days of terror, showing over a third of the attacks have taken place within 'Green Lines.'

Security forces: Terror wave likely to last 'months'

Study: Israel's teen drivers dangerously unsafe

Nearly half of Israeli teens do not always wear seat belts; one in three speed while talking on cell phones.

Study: Israel's teen drivers dangerously unsafe

2.4 million Israelis struggling to survive

Annual alternative poverty report points to an even more dire situation for Israel's poor - 31.9% of the population.

2.4 million Israelis struggling to survive

22 dead, 252 injured in 3 months of terror

No fewer than 169 terror attacks launched against Israelis in 120 days, MDA reveals; public asked to donate blood to meet demand.

In numbers: 22 dead, 252 injured in 3 months of terror

IDF dropout rates soar

One in six men and one in twelve women do not finish their mandatory service; 'emotional distress' a primary factor.

IDF dropout rates soar; men twice as likely to drop out

Israelis unaware of prevalence of sexual abuse

57% of Israeli parents believe sexual offenders are random strangers, and under 25% of parents speak to their children about the issue.

Israelis unaware of risk factors, prevalence of sexual abuse