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Arab, Jewish Population Close to Parity in Holy Land

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Israeli officials say that the number of Jews and Arabs in the Holy Land, a territory roughly located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, is at or near parity. The population statistics were cited in an Israeli parliamentary statement on Monday. Demography is studied closely by Israelis, as well as the Palestinians, because of its possible political implications. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has more.

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