Fertility and Population Policies in Israel


Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher: Jewish People Policy Planning Institute

Author(s): Sergio DellaPergola

Research Area: Population and demographics; Social conditions

Keywords: Public Policy; Israeli Jews; Demography; Fertility

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


The author analyzes fertility trends among the Jewish population in Israel in relation to concerns about the future existence of Israel and its role in the region and in the world. He discusses factors affecting women's decisions regarding family size and state involvement in such matters, and provides policy recommendations.