about 45% of my relatives have become religious in the past 20 years. These are jews from Russia. I can only imagine what is going on, on a national level. Currently in Israel, almost EVERY city has an orthodox community. Everywhere you go you see black and white (clothing). Baruch haShem. The Jewish people are coming into the light of the Torah and G-d.
Several injured after Jerusalem protest march against Al-Aqsa restrictions dispersed (Haaretz)
from the article: Israeli population stands at 7,695,000 at end of 2010