64% of Jerusalem’s Population is Jewish

The capital of Israel is 64% Jewish. Imagine that 🙂

The data show that in 2011 Jerusalem’s population was estimated at 801,000, of which 64 percent were Jews and other non-Arabs and 36 percent were Arabs.

There were 497,000 Jews in

Jerusalem in 2011, 281,000 Muslims, 14,000 Christians and 9,000 with no stated religious affiliation. In total, since 1967 and until the end of 2011 the city’s population grew by 200 percent: the Jewish population increased by 157 percent and the Arab population increased by 327 percent.

The data also show that in 2010, 474,000 people (Jews and Arabs) lived that in areas that were added to Jerusalem in 1967. These 474,000 inhabitants represent 60 percent of the population of Jerusalem.

via 64% of Jerusalem’s Population is Jewish – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.

Strife at Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem

It is sad that a site of such religious significance to all three of the Abrahamic faiths would be subjected to such behavior. The strife between the children of Isaac and Ishmael continues.

Dozens of Arabs went on the rampage outside Rachel’s Tomb Tuesday, effectively besieging Jews inside the compound, who were told by security forces not to venture out.

via Jews Under Siege in Rachel’s Tomb – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.

Palestinians mark ‘Nakba Day’

And just in time for King David’s 3025th birthday …..

Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, as well as pro-Palestinian supporters in other Arab nations, will mark “Nakba Day” Tuesday, marking the “catastrophe” of the inception of the State of Israel.

The Palestinian Authority has declared a general strike, as did the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee, which declared a strike in Israel’s Arab sector.

Mass rallies and marches are planned across the Palestinian Authority and in Arab cities in Israel.

via Palestinians mark ‘Nakba Day’ – Israel News, Ynetnews.

Happy 3,025th Birthday King David!

A new museum in Tel Aviv – the Beit David Museum, dedicated to the House of David – offers two fun-filled free days honoring the holiday of Shavuot, which is also celebrated as the 3,025th birthday of greatest Jewish king ever.

via King David’s 3,025th Birthday Bash at New Museum – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.