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5 Tammuz, 5784 - July 11, 2024 | Mordecai Plaut, director Published Weekly










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State and City Population for Israel and Jerusalem, Behaalosecho 5782

The Lowest Amount of Jews in Europe in a Thousand Years, Vayero 5781

Fewer Jews Among those Coming to Israel from Russia and Ukraine, Vayigash 5780

Israel has Lots of Children, Chayei Sarah 5780

Israel Will be the Most Densely Populated Country in the World, Shelach 5779

Bnei Brak is the Most Crowded Israeli City - And it has More Men than Women, Kisiso 5779

Chareidi Cities in Israel are Healthy Cities, Tetzaveh 5779

Yomim Noraim in Small Jewish Communities Around the World, Kisovo 5778

Israel Health Services are Low, but Life Expectancy is High, Pinchas 5778

A Current Profile of the Chareidi Community , Voera 5778

Chinuch Atzmai Beings Another School Year , Kiseitzei 5777

The Blessings in Jerusalem Since the Six Day War and General Israel Projections , Bamidbor 5777

The Rise of Orthodox American Jewry , Vayeishev 5777

Statistical Update on Bnei Brak , Vayeiro 5777

Israeli Population Statistics for 5776, Nitzovim 5776

Congress of Shlomei Emunim in Ukraine, Bolok 5776

The Conference of European Rabbis Meets in Vienna, Bamidbar 5776

An Historic Moment: A Chareidi Hospital for Mental Illness Opens its Doors, Bechukosai 5776

Chinuch Atzmai in Bnei Brak, Bo 5776

Israel Population at 8.4 Million Citizens, Yom Kippur 5776

School Year Begins for Chinuch Atzmai, Ki Seitzei 5775

Blessed Increase in Torah Studiers, Shofetim 5775

The Link Between a Chareidi Lifestyle and Good Health, Behaalosecho 5775

Mohammed is the Most Popular Name for a Boy, Vayeitzei 5775

Bnei Brak Population: 184,103 Residents, Few Smokers, Lechlecha 5775

A Year of Light, a Year of Blessing, a Year of Rejoicing, Yom Kippur 5775

Mohalim Union Founded in Europe, Shofetim 5773

Bnei Brak the Tenth Largest City in Israel , Korach 5773

Million Visitors Expected in Yerushalayim Over Succos , Succos 5773

2,300 Students Entered First Grade in Kiryat Sefer; 2,600 Three- Year-Olds Entered Nursery , Parshas Nitzovim 5772

Soon 44% of the Schoolchildren Will Be Chareidim and Arabs , Parshas Kiseitzei 5772

Blessed Growth of Chareidi Students in Jerusalem , Parshas Shoftim 5772

TGI Survey: Yated Ne'eman Has the Most Daily Circulation , Parshas Eikev 5772

Bnei Brak's Population Increased by 5,000 This Past Year, Parshas Acharei Mos-Kedoshim 5772

198,000 Thousand Holocaust Survivors Living Today in Israel, Parshas Tazria-Metzora 5772

The Numbers of Chareidim and the Aged will Increase, Parshas Tzav 5772

Over 1 in 3 U.S. Jews Not Halachically Jewish, Parshas Tzav 5772

Implementation of Free Nursery School Law Within Three Years, Parshas Mishpotim 5772

MK Gafni Demands Traditional, One-Tiered Burial, Parshas Voero 5772

Chareidi Population Expected to Skyrocket, Parshas Vayeishev 5772

One-Third of Ashdod Students in Chareidi Schools, Parshas Ki Seitze 5771

75% of Beit Shemesh Students Chareidi, Parshas Rei 5771

Bnei Brak: Education System Grows by 1,000 Students, Parshas Rei 5771

Charish Approved by Committee Despite Opposition, Parshas Shelach 5771

Jerusalem Mayor Acknowledges Lack of Classrooms and Public Buildings in Chareidi Sector, Parshas Nosso 5771

United Religious Party Wins a Solid Mandate in AMIA Elections in Buenos Aires, Parshas Acharei 5771

Chareidi Sector Lacks Over 30,000 Apartments, Parshas Ki Siso 5771

120 Planners Gather for Conference on Ramat Beit Shemesh Dalet, Parshas Ki Siso 5771

92,000 Intermarried Families in Israel, Parshas Tetzaveh 5771

Conflicting Figures on Demography in Israel, Parshas Mishpotim 5771

World Jewish Population Up to 13.4 Million, Parshas Mikeitz 5771

Over 40% of Diaspora Jews Married to Non-Jews, Parshas Vayishlach 5771

Twice as Many Chareidi Children in Bottom 5 Percentile in Height and Weight, Parshas Vayeiro 5771

Plans for 2,100 Housing Units in New Beit Shemesh Neighborhoods Win Approval, Parshas Noach 5771

Chareidi School Enrollment Continues to Rise in Jerusalem, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5770

5771 School Year Opens at Chinuch Atzmai Schools Throughout Eretz Yisroel, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5770

Great Growth in Beit Shemesh, Parshas Ki Savo 5770

New School Year in Modi'in Illit, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5770

Ashdod's Chareidi Areas Have Densest Population, Parshas Voeschanan 5770

Average Price for 4- Room Apartment in Jerusalem: $452,000, Parshas Mattos/Massei 5770

135,616 Yeshiva and Kollel Students in Eretz Yisroel, Parshas Behaalosecho 5770

Jerusalem Municipality Presents Plan to Reduce Chareidi School Building Gaps, Parshas Bamidbar 5770

Labor Ministry Report: Chareidi Employment Rate at 43.8%, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5770

Report Shows 61% of Jerusalem's Jewish Students from Chareidi Sector, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5770

New Sephardic Seminary to Open in Bnei Brak, Parshas Zav 5770

City Plan Approved for Charish, Parshas Vayikra 5770

Modi'in Illit Posted 77% Rise in Employment from 2003 to 2007, Parshas Terumah 5770

Apartments in Ramat Beit Shemesh Gimmel to Cost NIS 550-580,000, Parshas Terumah 5770

Outreach Organizations Help Thousands of Students Transfer to Torah- Based Institutions, Parshas Haazinu 5770

Chareidi School Enrollment Rose More than 50 Percent in Past Decade, Parshas Ki Sovo 5769

New Classrooms for Chareidi Schools in Jerusalem; Bnei Brak, Parshas Shoftim 5769

New Classrooms for 16,000 Chareidi Students in Beit Shemesh, Parshas Shoftim 5769

Syrian Jews: Life is Easier Than Before, But Few Remain, Parshas Voeschanan 5769

80% of Students Feel Holocaust Studies Relevant, Parshas Pinchas 5769

Kiryat Degel HaTorah Slated for Ramat Beit Shemesh Gimmel, Parshas Chukas 5769

125,500 Learning in Yeshivas and Kollelim, Parshas Nosso 5769

Chareidi Enrollment in Jerusalem School System Up 11% in 5 Years, Parshas Nosso 5769

Government Earmarks NIS 32 Million to Promote Aliyah From FSU, Parshas Vayakhel- Pekudei 5769

Substantial Rise in Enrollment at Chareidi Schools in Petach Tikva, Parshas Ki Sovo 5768

Half of FSU Residents Eligible for Aliyah are Not Jewish, Parshas Bolok 5767

120,000 Yeshiva and Kollel Students in Eretz Yisroel, Parshas Behaalosecho 5768

Comptroller: Chareidi Education System in Dire Physical State, Parshas Tetzaveh 5768

Most Soviet Jews Feel Like Part of Jewish People, Parshas Shemos 5768

Steady Population Growth in Bnei Brak, Parshas Vayeiro 5768

Household Spending on Education Highest in Bnei Brak, Yom Kippur 5768

Chareidi Students Will Soon be One Third of Israel's Total, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5767

CBS Predicts in Five Years Every Third Child Will Be Enrolled in Chareidi Education System, Parshas Mattos-Massei 5767

CBS: Children Make Up One-Third of Israel's Population, Parshas Toldos 5767

Elementary chareidi education is now almost a quarter of the entire Israeli elementary educational system!, Succos Issue 5767

Acheinu Places Over 1,000 Students in Torah Schools, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5766

Increased Enrollment at Shuvu Schools, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5766

School Year Opens at Chinuch Atzmai Institutions, Parshas Ki Sovo 5766

School Year Opens Smoothly, Parshas Ki Sovo 5766

The South African Jewish Community is 80 Percent Orthodox!, Parshas Voeschanan 5766

Europeans Don't Believe Palestinians Any More, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5766

Rise in Percentage of Orthodox in US, Parshas Nosso 5766

Bnei Brak Budget Approved, Parshas Vayikra 5766

New Eruv in Jerusalem's Kiryat Yovel Neighborhood — Becoming Chareidi, Parshas Tetzaveh 5766

Education Institutions in Petach Tikva Growing Rapidly, Parshas Ki Sovo 5765

1,757,967 Students Start School in Israel, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5765

A Comprehensive Survey of the Chareidi Community in Eretz Yisroel — "Its Length and its Breadth", Parshas Devorim 5765

Planning for the Jewish People without Chareidim, Parshas Pinchos 5765

In 5769 Every Fourth Child will be Enrolled in Chareidi Education System, Parshas Bolok 5765

Bnei Brak Population Breaks the 150,000 Mark, Parshas Korach 5765

Israel's Demographic Problem Does not Exist, Parshas Mishpotim 5765

Decrease in Eligibility for Guaranteed Income in 2004, Parshas Bo 5765

The Value of a Prutoh — How it is Computed, Parshas Vayigash 5765

Bnei Brak Parking Violations Below National Average, Parshas Mikeitz 5765

CBS: One-Third of General Population Children Under 17, Parshas Vayishlach 5765

Enrollment Up in Bnei Brak, Parshas Ki Sovo 5764

61 percent Would Boycott Sales Outlets Open on Shabbos, Parshas Shoftim 5764

Jewish Population in Judea, Samaria and Gaza Up 12,000 in One Year, Parshas Rei 5764

Jerusalem Residential Units, Parshas Rei 5764

Chareidi Cities in Israel Continue to Grow, Kein Yirbu, Parshas Pinchos 5764

Changes in South African Jewry, Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei 5764

Bnei Yisroel Were Fruitful . . ., Parshas Shemos 5764

Mass Aliyah to Israel is Obsolete, Parshas Vayigash 5764

Half of US Jews in College Have Only One Jewish Parent, Parshas Mikeitz 5764

In Jerusalem, Out- Migration Continues to Exceed In- Migration, Parshas Mikeitz 5764

Our Children are Our Future, Parshas Mikeitz 5764

Bnei Brak is Israel's Most Crowded City, Parshas Vayishlach 5764

Study Shows Atmosphere and Discipline at Government Schools Have Plummeted, Parshas Toldos 5764

NJPS Sparks Controversy, Succos 5764

US Study: Jews Richer Because of Religion, Succos 5764

South African Census, Rosh Hashana/Yom Kippur 5764

Chareidi Education: A Majority in Beit Shemesh, Parshas Ki Savo 5763

83,621 Students Enrolled in Chareidi Education System in Jerusalem, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5763

Significant Increase in Number of Bnei Brak Students; Beitar Grows Fast, Parshas Ki Seitzei 5763

CBS Reports Significant Increase in Chareidi Population Centers, Parshas Vo'eschanan 5763

Immigrant Policy Eyed as German Community Swells, Parshas Vo'eschanan 5763

Thirty Percent Not Inducted or Dismissed During Military Service, Parshas Chukas 5762

New York Jewry is Changing Fast, Parshas Korach 5763

NYC Has Less than a Million Jews, but Metropolitan Jewish Population Stable At 1.4 Million -- Conservative and Reform Jews Rapidly Decreasing, Parshas Shelach 5763

Jerusalem Election Results Confound the Polls, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5763

The Canadian Jewish Population -- 2001, Parshas Metzora 5763

British Chareidi Community Increasing, Parshas Metzora 5763

Ukraine Census Shows Sharp Drop in Jews, Parshas Metzora 5763

Analysis of Election Results Shows Declines Only Among Non- Chareidi Voters, Parshas Vayakhel 5763

Jewish Population of Jerusalem Declining, Pashas Beshalach 5763

The Underlying Trend, Pashas Beshalach 5763

NIS 132 Million Spent on Food for Simchas, Pashas Vo'eiro 5763

There Are Only 2,300,000 Hardcore American Jews, Parshas Shemos 5763

Chareidi Education in Israel - 5763, Succos 5763

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