Modern orthodox jewish dating

In 1939, there were 17 million Jews in the world, and by 1945 only 11 million.

While in the 13 years following the Holocaust the Jewish population grew by one million, it took another 38 years for it to grow another million.

South Africa - now between 88,000 and 65,000, down from a peak of 120,000 or possibly more.

Immigration primarily to: Sydney, Melbourne, Atlanta, Toronto, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, Israel and to a lesser degree London, Manchester, Perth and New Zealand.

However, together with all CIS countries, still experiencing emigration.

The Jews from Arab Moslem countries went in the main to Israel, but not always.

The Algerian Jews, and also considerable numbers of Moroccans (75,000) and Tunisians (80,000), especially the more wealthy ones, went to France, doubling the French community from 300,000 to 600,000 overnight and creating a large Sephardic presence.

Some 150 Iraqi Jews have managed to leave the country in the past five years, leaving just 38 Jews in Baghdad, and a handful in the Kurdish-controlled northern areas of the country. Whereas Baghdad once had 53 active synagogues, only one remains open.

Amazingly, Saddam Hussein's regime has in recent years shown reasonable tolerance toward the Jewish community, even refurbishing the tombs of Yechezkiel Hanavi and Ezra Ha Sofer (also considered sacred by Muslims), as well as that of Yonah.

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