Professor Avi Weiss is the Executive Director of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel and Professor of Economics at Bar Ilan University.
Professor Avi Weiss
By Professor Avi Weiss
Is The Israeli Arab And Ultra-Orthodox Population Actually Booming?
Long-term population projections anticipate that the demographic composition of Israeli society will change substantially over the next 50 years, which will have an impact on the Israeli economy. Based on current fertility rates, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) estimates that Haredim (ultra-Orthodox Jews) and Arab Israelis — who make up approximately one-third of the…
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