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'This is worse than what is happening in Jenin'

Yesh Atid MK Boaz Toporovsky presents grim statistics about traffic fatalities in Israel.

'This is worse than what is happening in Jenin'

City near Gaza leads Israel in housing purchases

The city of Netivot, near the Gaza border, has seen the most housing units purchased over the past three months of any city in Israel.

City near Gaza leads Israel in housing purchases

Lies, damn lies, and statistics: Manipulating Israeli opinions

Why Israel Democracy Institute and Direct Polls Ltd. had widely divergent results on the question of Israelis' trust in the Knesset. Op-ed.

Lies, damn lies, and statistics: Manipulating Israeli opinions

Canadian agency report finds surge in antisemitic hate crimes

Newly released data by Statistics Canada points to continuation of dangerous uptick in antisemitism across Canada.

Canadian agency report finds surge in antisemitic hate crimes

AJC: Better data on antisemitism in America needed

New FBI data on 2021 hate crimes highlights the fact that too many instances of antisemitism go unreported, advocacy org points out.

AJC: Better data on antisemitism in America needed

Jews remain most targeted group for hate crime in Canada

Statistics Canada releases report showing hate crimes targeting the Jewish community grew dramatically by 47 percent since 2020.

Jews remain most targeted group for hate crime in Canada

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

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

Israel's success against the pandemic

Israel's success against the pandemic

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' in their daily lives

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

Study: Ethiopian IDF 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

Study: 45,000 Holocaust 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

Most 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

Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rate

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 suffer from depression

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: Terror wave likely to 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

In numbers: 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; men twice as likely to drop out

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 risk factors, 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

Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money, on average

Better-educated Israelis are doing better than their peers in other developed countries, an OECD report says.

Report: Better-educated Israelis earn better money, on average

More Israeli academics seeking jobs abroad, poll shows

Israelis seeking relief from high prices and political tension are increasingly looking to work abroad, a poll shows.

More Israeli academics seeking jobs abroad, poll shows

Expert: Kerry ignores demographics in Israel-PA policy

Former Amb. and demographer Yoram Ettinger notes Jewish presence in Israel is stronger than ever - making a 'one-state' solution possible.

Expert: Kerry ignores demographics in Israel-PA policy

Teenage presence in Israeli prison system up 120%

While most of the teens are Palestinian Arabs who launched attacks on Jews, some are youth deemed 'right-wing extremists.'

Teenage presence in Israeli prison system up 120%

Study: 65% of Israeli teachers satisfied with their jobs

Study provides new hope for educational analysts, after July statistics showed sky-high teacher burnout.

Study: 65% of Israeli teachers satisfied with their jobs

Israeli schools: 2015 report card mixed

Ministry of Education reveals overall improvement for student achievements in grades 1-12, but sharp declines for Arabic, Bedouin sectors.

Israeli schools: 2015 report card mixed

Black October: Worst month of terror in Israel since 2006

Shin Bet statistics reveal more attacks on Israelis in October 2015 than in entire years since the Second Intifada.

Black October: Worst month of terror in Israel since 2006

Winter storm sets record for rain

Heavy rain sets new record for October in the Sharon region; elsewhere, rain fulfilled yearly quota in two weeks.

Winter storm sets record for rain

By the numbers: 1,703 terror attacks since the start of 2015

Formal gov't report to the High Court shows dramatic rise in terror, demands immediate action to demolish terrorists' homes.

By the numbers: 1,703 terror attacks since the start of 2015

Statistics: Israeli Muslim Growth Rate Declining

1.454 million Muslims live in Israel, and still have high fertility rates. However, growth has slowed significantly since 2000.

Statistics: Israeli Muslim Growth Rate Declining

One Year Later: No Quiet After Operation Protective Edge

At least 12 rockets have struck Israeli soil in the year since the 2014 Gaza war - not counting dozens of rocket strikes which hit Gaza.

One Year Later: No Quiet After Operation Protective Edge

Homicide Rate Four Times Higher in PA Than in Israel

7.8 murders per 100,000 people in PA and Gaza; most dangerous countries in Latin America.

Homicide Rate Four Times Higher in PA Than in Israel

Statistics: Israelis Feel Secure, But Don't Trust Police

The majority of Israelis feel comfortable walking alone at night, but do not trust - or are dissatisfied with - police.

Statistics: Israelis Feel Secure, But Don't Trust Police