Tuesday, July 12, 2011

demographic timebomb? nonsense. www.rabbijonathanginsburg.info

Time Is on Whose Side? - Doron S. Ben-Atar (Jerusalem Post)
Recent demographic studies contradict the demographic timebomb thesis. Arab birth rates are declining sharply, whereas Jewish ones are on the rise.
Moreover, the withdrawal from Gaza means that if Israel established sovereignty over the entire West Bank, Arabs would constitute only about 30% of the newly formed body politic.
The writer is a history professor at Fordham University.

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