By the Numbers: Israel Remembers the Fallen

By Mike Fegelman

May 6, 2008

Idf_funeral 69 Percentage of Israelis killed during the second intifada who were civilian.

1,634 Israeli civilians killed in terror attacks since the founding of the state.

14,000 Approximate number of Israeli civilians injured in terror attacks since the state’s founding.

22,437 Number of servicemen and soldiers killed in defense of Israel since 1860, when Jews first began settling outside the walls of Jerusalem.

350 million Shekels paid by the National Insurance Institute to Israeli victims of terror and their families in 2007 alone

Sources: Jerusalem Post, Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, National Post

Hat-Tip: Media Backspin


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