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Police: Israeli Arabs Involved in 57% of Murders, 45% of Armed Robbery Cases

It should be noted that in 2016 the share of Israeli Arabs in murder and attempted murder cases was even higher, standing at 63%.

5778: A Year of Great Expectations

My urgent concerns in 5778 are not for Israel, but for American Jewry.

Survey Shows Majority of Israelis Object to Considering Diaspora Jews’ Views in Legislation

The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.

Statistics Bureau On Eve of Jerusalem Day: More Haredim, Fewer Residents

The figures, based on 2015 data, show a negative immigration of 7,800 residents – 18,100 left, but only 10,300 started a new life in the eternal city.

Israel’s Pres. Rivlin Expresses Sadness at Benny Elon’s Passing

"As a friend and companion, he was for me a learning partner, an intellectual sparring partner," said President Rivlin.

Peace Index Report: Israeli Arabs Appreciate Country’s Achievements More than Jews

On many key issues Arabs are more appreciative of their condition and more optimistic about their country's future than Jews.

JPPI Survey: Israeli Jews and Arabs Happy to Live in Israel, Just Not Together

Secular and Haredi Jews prefer separate neighborhoods; Ashkenazi and Sephardic, Rightist and leftist, live well together.

Survey: 36% of Secular Jews Want to Leave Israel

The highest rate of those who wish to leave was among secular Jews, where 36% said they would have left. Among religious Jews only 7% expressed the same wish.

Despite Growing Cynicism, 81% Are Proud to Be Israeli

The IDF is the only institution that's still trusted widely: trust in the IDF by Jewish Israelis is at 90% (versus 93% last year) and at 82% by all Israelis. Only 32% of Israeli Arabs, however, trust the IDF.

Survey: Only 22% of Israeli Jews Completely Trust Supreme Court

The Knesset has maintained most of its status, but that's only because it was very low 25 years ago – 27%. Today it's down to 23%.

As 5777 Rolls In, Israel’s Population at 8.585 Million

About 189 thousand babies were born in Israel in 5776, and an estimated 46 thousand passed away.

Israeli Court Rules: It Is Criminal for Jews to Enter Areas Where Police Cannot...

On its face the ruling is tantamount to a NY City judge punishing a victim of violence for entering a dangerous neighborhood without first receiving police permission.

Liberman Plans to Bypass Chairman Abbas, Forge Direct Relationships with PA Arabs

According to Liberman, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has been an obstacle to a working solution for the area.

Netanyahu ‘Not Prepared to Tolerate Racism in our State’

The report on eradicating racism against Israelis of Ethiopian origin is 170 pages long and includes 52 recommendations intended to help correct institutionalized and societal racism.

Analysis: Should Israeli Settlers Fear Trump’s Peace Negotiations? [video]

Trump was booed at his AIPAC appearance last December when he refused to commit on moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Ya’alon: I’m Running for PM Next Elections, to Fight Hate, Discrimination and Fear Mongering

"Government should stop scaring the citizens of an imminent second holocaust and stop inciting them against each other."

Jerusalem Day Special: Ancient City’s Latest Facts and Figures

The overall fertility rate (average number of children a Jerusalem woman is expected to bear in her lifetime) in Jerusalem is 3.91, far higher than the national average of 3.08.

80,000 Israelis Celebrate Passover in National Parks

Tens of thousands of Israelis were out in the parks celebrating the Passover holiday this weekend.

The Clash at the Kotel: Where is the Wisdom?

With all the good intention of Israel’s rabbinic leaders, how could they not see that this was going to happen?

Some of My Best Friends Are…

When journalists question why a black woman won a beauty contest - even if it is disguised as referring only to this particular black woman - I think that is sad.

A Solution to the Draft Controversy

My proposal to solve the contentious issue of Israel’s universal draft.

Another One Rides the Bus

There are always people who in cases like this will cast the victim as a provocateur.

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