Israel Brief September 22, 2014: Israel’s population reaches 8.9 million ahead of Rosh Hashanah

ISRAEL BRIEF

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Israel’s population reaches 8.9 million ahead of Rosh Hashanah

Source: JNS.org, 9-22-14

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israeli population has reached 8.9 million, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics revealed in its annual report ahead of Rosh Hashanah. As of Sunday, the population of Israel was exactly 8,904,373 people….READ MORE

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Israel Brief September 2, 2013: Israel’s population grows slightly to 8.081 million

ISRAEL BRIEF

ISRAEL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Israel’s population grows slightly to 8.081 million

Source: JTA, 9-2-13

The population in Israel rose to 8.081 million — 148,000 more than on the eve of Rosh Hashanah a year ago….READ MORE 

Israel Brief September 12, 2012: Israel’s population rises to nearly 8 million

ISRAEL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Israel’s population rises to nearly 8 million

Source: JTA, 9-12-12

Israel’s population is nearing 8 million, up almost 100,000 from the end of 2011, according to data released on the eve of Rosh Hashanah….READ MORE

Poll shows hardening of Jewish-Arab attitudes

Source: AFP, 5-22-11

The number of Arab Israelis who deny Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish and Zionist state rose to 66.4 percent in 2010 while 29.5 percent opposed its existence under any terms, a poll said.

The survey of 1,411 Jewish and Arab Israeli adults conducted by Haifa University professor Sammy Smooha and published on Sunday said the respective numbers in 2003 were 61.4 percent and 11.2 percent.

Indicating growing radicalisation in the views of each group about the other, the 2010 survey found that 32.5 percent of Jewish Israelis supported revoking their Arab compatriots’ right to vote, compared to 24 percent in 1985….READ MORE

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