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Israelis are increasingly leaving the country but not returning

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Published: 17 August 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

After years of a decline in the numbers of Israelis leaving the country for an extended period, for the first time since 2009 the number of leavers grew

More Israelis left Israel than moved back in six-year record (Haaretz)
16,700 left and 8,500 came back in 2015, reversing a long trend. Most of those leaving were men in their late twenties (Aug 15)

Photo: New arrivals from North America in 2015 (Gil Cohen-Magen)


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