The Israeli Jewish birthrate is not rising as quickly as the Palestinian birthrate. Therefore, Jewish immigration to Israel is relied upon to maintain Jewish majority.
Apartment complexes in a Tel Aviv suburb.
A mineret of a mosque built before 1948 is dwarfed by a new hotel in Tel Aviv.
Despite lulls in violence, there is a looming fear ofsuicide bombings, many of which take place in public places.
Ethiopian immigrants at the West Jerusalem minicipality. In 2004, 15,000 Jews immigrated to Israel,, 3,000 from Ethiopia alone.
The segregation wall costs approximately $4.7 million per kilometer. It destroys vital agricultural areas, allows for the expropriation of water sources, and segregates Palestinians from their land, families, and communities.
Residents of the settlement Gilo look over the wall to the confined Palestinian bantustans.
Thousands of Olive trees have been destroyed for the construction of the wall. Olive groves are a primary source of income for some Palestinian farmers.
Homogenous homes, commuter traffic, and industrialization defines Israel today, a far cry from the Zionist vision of an agricultural utopia.