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March 21, 2013 | 2:02 pm
March 14, 2013 | 11:26 am
If the new planned national surveys of Jewish population confirm what has been clear to demographer Sergio DellaPergola and myself and some other demographers that Israel has overtaken the U.S. in the last decade in having the largest Jewish population in the world, this may be... read on
March 11, 2013 | 11:47 am
Usually surveys only make news when they are released, but two long overdue surveys of the U.S.Jewish population are being planned. The surveys are being planned by two different entities, the Pew Research Center and the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU.
The two US Jewish... read on
February 25, 2013 | 10:05 am
The recently published The Rebel and the Rabbi’s Son is a fascinating read, even for someone such as this reader who grew up among the ultra-Orthodox without the heavy burdens of a dynastic lineage on his shoulders as did the author, Izzy Eichenstein. The situation is rare and the... read on
February 21, 2013 | 9:39 am
Mr. Herman’s article, “Sherman’s U.S. Visa Waiver for Israel Endangered by High Rejection Rate of Israeli Non-Immigrants” on February 14, 2013, missed an important point: some countries have been admitted to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program with higher visa rejection rates than Israel.... read on
February 19, 2013 | 9:32 am
Ben Zygier, the Australian immigrant to Israel and purported Mossad agent who committed suicide in Ayalon Prison two years ago, is now known in the public furor in Israel about his secret imprisonment, as Prisoner X. Until another natural death in 1993, Los Angeles also had its own... read on
February 14, 2013 | 2:10 pm
Many Israelis experience rejection by U.S. consular officers in Tel Aviv when applying for non-immigrant visas to the U.S. In 2010, 6.4 percent of the over 140 thousand Israeli U.S. non-immigrant visa applicants, approximately 8,000 Israelis were refused a visitors visa in 2010 .... read on
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