Poll: 14% of All Israelis Are Divorced, Jews Divorce More Than Muslims

Central Bureau of Statistics data show Israel 29th out of 39 developed nations in terms of divorce rate, in 2014; Eilat's rate highest of all cities; least divorces among ultra-Orthodox.

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A wedding between members of two Hasidic sects in Israel, January 2016.
A Hasidic wedding. The locales with the lowest proportion of divorcees are ultra-Orthdox: Elad (4 percent), Betar Ilit (3 percent) and Modi’in Ilit (2 percent).Credit: Gil Cohen-Magen

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