Israel Home of 41% of World Jewry

[Ha'aretz] Anshel Pfeffer - The world Jewish population in 2007 is estimated at 13.2 million people, a rise of 200,000 over 2006, according to a Jewish People Policy Planning Institute report published Sunday. In the past year, the number of diaspora Jews shrank by 100,000, while Israel's Jewish population rose by 300,000. Israel is now the home of 41% of world Jewry.

2008-01-07 01:00:00

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