Rss - People12/21/2014 12:26:30 AM60en-USPEOPLE of Israel is home to a widely diverse population from many ethnic, religious, cultural, and social backgrounds.​​​Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:41:01 GMTPEOPLE: Jewish Society Zionist movement transformed the concept of the "ingathering of the exiles" into a way of life, and the State of Israel translated it into law, granting citizenship to every Jew wishing to settle in the country.Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:25:09 GMTPEOPLE: Minority Communities 1.8 million people, comprising some 24 percent of Israel's population, are non-Jews. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:41:01 GMTPEOPLE: Religious Freedom Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel (1948) guarantees freedom of religion for all. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:41:02 GMTAbout the Jewish Religion, the first and oldest of the three great monotheistic faiths, is the religion and way of life of the Jewish people.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:41:00 GMTJewish Ceremonial Objects some, Jewish ceremonial objects are an indispensable part of life's rituals, while others simply admire their beauty, craftsmanship and historical significance.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:41:00 GMTJewish Sacred Texts ancient documents embody not only Judaism's religious precepts, but also the historical, cultural and social heritage of the Jewish people.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:41:01 GMT