Cherson & Molschky: The Arab Womb Is Not So Fertile after All, at Least in Israel

The “Arab demographic threat” is a boo the Left have been using to scare the Israeli public for decades. This terrible threat was also the main reason why Israel, in the opinion of the Left-wing politicians and journalists, should have urgently signed a peace treaty, Oslo accord, Camp David agreement and other treaties which invariably supposed that Israel must agree to all Arab demands in order to save at least something. The fear before that unbelievingly fertile “Arab womb” was also feeding the “peace process” and Western pressure on Israel; the West was sure it was “saving the Jews.”

However, these sinister forecasts failed time and time again. Starting with the report by Roberto Baki- the founder and chief of the Central Bureau of Statistics of Israel- he presented to Ben Gurion in November of 1944, and ending with the forecast the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics prepared in December 2014, the Arab- and Left –cherished date when Arabs will at last outnumber Jews in Israel was postponed NINE TIMES! First, it was in 1960. Then it became 1970, 1985, 1990, 200, 2010 and finally, 2016.

Let’s compare the demographic forecasts of the Central Bureau of Statistics from the Palestinian Authority with the real Arab population counted by Arab statistics in various years…