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Galil Has More Arabs Than Jews

The Galilee region has lost its Jewish majority for the first time, according to a memorandum recently sent to Labor Central Committee members by Micha Goldman, a Labor Knesset member and head of the Kfar Tavor local council.

During the past two years, some 23,000 residents have left the Galilee, 11,000 of them in 1988.

The ratio of Jews to Arabs in the region now stands at 95 Jews for every 100 Arabs.