Thursday, September 25, 2014

Top Favorite Baby Name in Israel – Mohammed – Mazel Tov

But what the incident does reveal is some long-standing anxiety about birth rates. Israeli Arabs — that's citizens of the state, not those living in the West Bank or Gaza — make up 21 percent of Israel's population. Though they're still substantially smaller than the Jewish majority, it's not surprising that Mohammed's victory makes some Israelis antsy about a potential future demographic shift.


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