In the past year alone, Israel’s population has grown by 182,000, or 2.2 percent, thanks to a birthrate that exceeded the death rate, as well as the arrival of 36,000 immigrants.
By Ben Sales
Though the country faces challenges, it has burgeoned economically, technologically and militarily. Here are some stats that prove it.
The number of Israeli construction projects in the West Bank has increased by 141 percent in the first half of 2013. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
Noam was the most popular name for Israeli babies born in 2008. More ▸