Israel’s Population Stands at 8.7 Million on Eve of Jewish New Year

Number of people has grown by 156,000 in last Jewish year, Central Bureau of Statistics reports

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On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, which formally begins at sundown on Wednesday, Israel’s population stands at 8,743,000, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported. Of this population, 6,523,000 are Jews (74.6...