Absorption of Median Jewry in Israel

How will absorption of Median Jews fare in Israel? Israel is a world-leader in successful absorption of immigrants. Since the top poskim (leading rabbinical authorities) of every generation have always been aware of core Median Jewry and recognized them as fully Jewish is there no issue whatsoever with their religious recognition as Jews. Furthermore, accumulatedContinue reading “Absorption of Median Jewry in Israel”

How Quickly Will Median Jews Emigrate to Israel?

How fast will Median Jews immigrate to Israel? Once the gates are opened up will African Median Jews from Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania as well as Middle Eastern Median Jews of Iran and Iraq immigrate to Israel as fast as they can irrespective of conditions on arrival in Israel. There are 4 million Median JewsContinue reading “How Quickly Will Median Jews Emigrate to Israel?”

Populating the Negev

Israel will face an influx of tens of millions of Median Jewish immigrants in the coming decade or two. Israel’s population will triple or quadruple and the question is where will the immigrants live? It would of course be possible to triple or quadruple the size of current cities but another option is to buildContinue reading “Populating the Negev”

Demographic Implications of Median Jewish Fertility Rates

Median Jewish mass Aliyah (immigration) to Israel in the tens of millions will enable Israel to redeem and enfranchise the entire Judea and Samaria. The question then is at what volume of Median Jewish Aliyah will Israel realistically be able to apply sovereignty to the entire Judea and Samaria? It needs to be emphasized thatContinue reading “Demographic Implications of Median Jewish Fertility Rates”

The Challenge of Absorbing Tens of Millions of Median Jews

There are tens of millions of Median Jews in the Middle East and beyond with the largest demographic concentration being in Turkey. Nearly all Median Jews live in countries that are significantly less economically developed than Israel and hence moving to Israel – one of the 20 most developed economies – will prove very attractiveContinue reading “The Challenge of Absorbing Tens of Millions of Median Jews”

Most Alevis Want to Leave Turkey

Erdogan has created a climate in Turkey whereby Alevis (who make up the vast majority of Turkey’s Median Jews) no longer feel welcome in the country. Yet, most Alevis still have nowhere to go as the gates of Median Aliyah (immigration to Israel) are yet to be opened and Median Jews for geopolitical reasons areContinue reading “Most Alevis Want to Leave Turkey”