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The Jewish population is approaching 16 million

The worldwide Jewish population is expected to reach 15.7 million before the New Year. – Reports The Times of Israel

According to data published by the Jewish Agency on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the number of Jews worldwide increased by 100,000 over the past year.

The world’s Jewish population rose to 15.7 million last year, while the number living in Israel reached 7.2 million. – Revealed by data published by the Jewish Agency.

Data revealed that the number of Jewish residents in the world increased by about 100,000 last year.

46% of the world’s Jewish population lives in Israel, while the number of Jews living in the diaspora is about 8.5 million, of whom 6.3 million live in the United States.

The ten countries with the largest Jewish populations also include France (440,000), Canada (398,000), the United Kingdom (312,000), Argentina (171,000), Russia (132,000), Germany (125,000), Australia (117,200) and Brazil. (90,000), figures based on estimates by Professor Sergio della Pergola of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

According to the Jewish Agency, about 27,000 Jews live in Muslim-majority countries, including 14,200 in Turkey, 9,100 in Iran, 2,100 in Morocco, 1,000 in Tunisia, and 500 in the United Arab Emirates.

According to the Jewish Agency, if we add those who can obtain Israeli citizenship under the Israeli Law of Return, this number will rise to 25.5 million.

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