The population of Israel two days before the end of the calendar year stands at 8.3 million, 170,000 more than at the end of last year, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics. The 6.2 million Jews in the country make up 74.9 percent of the total, and the 1.7 million Arabs comprise 20.4 percent […]
President Reuven Rivlin hosted the traditional, annual reception for leaders of Israel’s Christian community leaders on Tuesday to mark the civil New Year. The President welcomed nine heads of various churches in Israel and senior members of the community and said: “Over the past months, we have been greatly concerned, by the ongoing religious persecution […]
During the past five years, education accessibility for Bedouins has undergone a major transformation, with high schools being built in the tribal districts themselves. Today around 90% of high school-age Bedouins are now being educated.