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  • How many Jews on Earth?

    November 7, 2011 | 5:51 pm

    Could the 7 billionth person on the planet be Jewish?

    According to the United Nations Population Fund, the Earth welcomed its 7 billionth resident on Oct. 31. Statistically, the newborn was most likely a boy in India or China. The symbolic title was given to Danica May Camacho, born...

  • Opinion: Population boom? Why 7 billion isn’t enough

    November 1, 2011 | 11:04 am

    I may be a rabbi who lives and works in the heart of New York City—in fact, I was just voted one of Gotham’s “hippest”—but believe it or not, I occasionally catch a glimpse of an endangered species.

    I’m talking, of course, about young married couples. They seem to hibernate...