Facts and Figures - Islam in Israel

Islam in Israel

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Facts and Figures - Islam in Israel

•    Israel is home to 1,454,000 Muslim citizens who enjoy full civil liberty and political freedom.
•    Hebrew and Arabic are the official languages of the State of Israel.
•    Most Arab citizens of Israel are Muslims, mainly Sunnis. Other branches of Islam in Israel include: Shia, Alawite, Ahmadiyeh, Sufi and Shazaliyeh. Islam is the second biggest religion in Israel after Judaism.
•    Jews account for 75.4 percent of the population, Muslims make up 16.9 percent, Christians 2.10 percent, Druze 1.70 percent and the rest of the population identifies otherwise, including a small Baha’i community.

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