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  • Israel’s soaring population: Promised Land running out of room?

    1 week ago

    Israel's birth rate, the highest in the developed world and once seen as a survival tactic in a hostile region, could be its undoing unless measures are taken to reverse the trend.

    The average Israeli woman has three babies in her lifetime, nearly double the fertility rate for...

  • Israeli officials order halt to underhanded contraception of Ethiopian women

    January 28, 2013 | 11:32 am

    Following a TV report alleging that Ethiopian Israeli women were being given contraceptive shots against their will, Israel’s Health Ministry has ordered physicians to put a stop to the practice.

    The report, broadcast Dec. 8 on the “Vacuum” investigative news program on Israeli...