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Israeli Australians refers to Australian citizens or permanent residents who are fully or partially of Israeli descent. There are about 15,000 Israelis in Australia.[2] The majority of Israeli Australians are Jewish.

Israeli Australians
ישראלים אוסטרלים
Total population
Israeli
9,229 (by birth, 2011 Census)[1]
25,778 (by ancestry, 2011 Census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Sydney · Melbourne
Languages
Australian English · Hebrew · Arabic · Russian
Religion
Judaism is the largest faith among Israeli Australians and Israelis in general · Islam · Christianity, Druze.

Most Israeli Australians are bilingual in Hebrew and English. There is a dedicated Hebrew language radio programme on the Special Broadcasting Service, as well as Israeli podcasts broadcast from J-Air.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Government - Department of Immigration and Border Protection. "Israeli Australians". Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  2. ^ Jews Down Under are on the rise, but for how long?