a recent visit to the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue,
former Israeli President Yitzhak Navon explained the demographic
problems facing Israel. The average birthrate per couple
was only 1.6 children, not even enough to replace the previous
religious Jews are trying to make up the deficiency by having
large families. Likewise, some Sephardic families are also
having a large number of children such as Ezra Shohet and
his wife Caroline (née Khazma) shown below with their
children and grandchildren.
more Jewish couples follow their example.
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