Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Jews in Judea, Samaria Increased by 20 Percent in Olmert's Term

The number of Jews in Judea and Samaria grew by 20 percent from 250,000 when Ehud Olmert began his term as Prime Minister in April of 2006, to more than 300,000 in the Interior Ministry's official census in 2008, according to Yesha Council Director Pinchas Wallerstein.

For those of you who don't know - Judea and Samaria are the Jewish names for what is now commonly referred to as Palestine (Gaza and the West Bank).

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