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Does It Matter How Many Jews There Are?

It may sound counter-intuitive to ask why we need to count Jews, after a third of our number were exterminated in the Holocaust. But there are critical ethical, if not statistical, reasons to push back against our demographic obsession, not least when Israel is doing it

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

The Torah in its bizarre and chaotic fashion gives us two very different attitudes to counting Jews.

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