Country: Israel

Number of People Groups

50

People Groups Unreached

41

Total Population

7,950,000

Unreached Population

7,870,000

% Professing Christian

1.5%

% Evangelical

0.2 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Adyghe 3,000 Adyghe Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Alawite 1,900 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Amhara, Jew 1,700 Amharic E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.4 %
 Arab, Egyptian 26,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 9.0 % 3.9 %
 Arab, Lebanese 16,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Palestinian / Israeli 1,354,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.8 %
 Arab, Syrian 1,600 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 0.1 %
Arbil, Lishanid Noshan 3,300 Lishanid Noshan E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 4,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Assyrian 1,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
 Bedouin 115,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Israeli Sign Language E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 0.4 %
 Druze 69,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 19,000 Tagalog Christianity 93.0 % 12.0 %
 Greek 3,200 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Gypsy, Domari 8,000 Domari Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Italian 6,400 Italian Christianity 83.0 % 1.1 %
 Jew, Bukharic 61,000 Bukharic E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jew, Cochin 11,000 Malayalam E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Dutch 2,200 Dutch E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.3 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 255,000 Yiddish, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, English-speaking 87,000 English E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 1.0 %
 Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha 71,000 Amharic E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 0.5 %
 Jew, French 35,000 French E Ethnic Religions 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Georgian 55,000 Judeo-Georgian E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Jew, German 13,000 German, Standard E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Hungarian 22,000 Hungarian E Ethnic Religions 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Israeli, Sabra 4,459,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.0 %
Jew, Judeo-Berber 2,800 Judeo-Berber E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jew, Judeo-Moroccan 50,000 Arabic, Judeo-Moroccan E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Kurdistani 33,000 Hulaula E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jew, Kurdit 8,300 Lishana Deni E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Marathi 10,000 Marathi E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
Jew, Persian 52,000 Dzhidi E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Polish 117,000 Polish E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
Jew, Portuguese 1,800 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.1 %
Jew, Romanian 186,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Russian 438,000 Russian E Ethnic Religions 0.2 % 0.2 %
 Jew, Spanish 40,000 Ladino E Ethnic Religions 0.3 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Tunisian 9,400 Arabic, Judeo-Tunisian E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jew, Turkish 42,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Yemeni 34,000 Arabic, Judeo-Yemeni E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jewish Tat, Mountain Jews 67,000 Judeo-Tat E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Karaite 21,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Lishanan 3,800 Lishan Didan E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Samaritan 800 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Spaniard 2,500 Spanish Christianity 77.0 % 1.0 %
Yahudic, Judeo-Iraqi 88,000 Arabic, Judeo-Iraqi E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Yevanic Unknown Yevanic E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Yudi, Tripolita'it 36,000 Arabic, Judeo-Tripolitanian E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  50 7,950,000 41     1.5 % 0.2 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 29,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 7,979,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.2 %)
1.5 %
Ethnic Religions
77.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
17.3 %
Non-Religious
2.7 %
Other / Small Religions
1.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
11.6 %
Orthodox
44.1 %
Other Christian
0.4 %
Protestant
5.2 %
Roman Catholic
38.7 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Israel. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Israel
  • Christian ministry in Israel
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches



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