About 60,000 immigrants from 93 countries moved to Israel over the last year

The number of Jews in the world reached 15.3 million, with 7 million of them living in Israel, according to data published by the Jewish Agency ahead of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. 

The data showed a slight increase compared to 15.2 million Jews last year. While the number of Jews living in Israel stands at about 7,080,000, about 8.25 million Jews live outside of the Jewish State, of which about 6 million are in the United States and about 2.25 million in all other countries.

The percentage of Jews in Israel out of all Jews in the world stands at 46.2 percent, an increase of one percent compared to the previous year. The passing year also marked a record of two decades of immigration to Israel, according to the data.... Read More: i24