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Some 150 Iraqi Jews have managed to leave the country in the past five years, leaving just 38 Jews in Baghdad, and a handful in the Kurdish-controlled northern areas of the country. Whereas Baghdad once had 53 active synagogues, only one remains open.
Amazingly, Saddam Hussein's regime has in recent years shown reasonable tolerance toward the Jewish community, even refurbishing the tombs of Yechezkiel Hanavi and Ezra Ha Sofer (also considered sacred by Muslims), as well as that of Yonah.
Largest current exodus is to Germany, followed by Israel and the USA. However, replenished by immigration from other Latin American countries to Mexico.
The total Jewish Anglo-Saxon population comprises 76.8% of the Diaspora.Between the years 2030 to 2040 the majority of Jews will be living in Israel rather than in the Diaspora, where communities are aging. The very concept" of projections "is a difficult one." The present estimate for Orthodox Jews in Eretz Yisrael is between 900 thousand and one million; in North America, between 550-650 thousand; and in the rest of the world between 120-150 thousand, making for a total of between 1.67-1.8 million In virtually every city in the world, institutional Orthodoxy is on the rise.Ira Sheskin of the University of Miami, a principal architect of the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, which is currently under way, called the recent projections "a great starting point for discussion." But, he added: "Think if this were the year 1900, what could we have predicted? As an example, in 1975 there were 480 Chabad institutions worldwide. Or take the number of Yeshivas and Kollelim that have been established outside of North America and Israel in the last ten years.The Jews from Arab Moslem countries went in the main to Israel, but not always.The Algerian Jews, and also considerable numbers of Moroccans (75,000) and Tunisians (80,000), especially the more wealthy ones, went to France, doubling the French community from 300,000 to 600,000 overnight and creating a large Sephardic presence.
The war left 250,000 displaced Jews who were mainly supported by the Joint Distribution Committee until they could relocate. The Moslem countries emptied out, and the world Jewish population has continued to consolidate over time in fewer countries with large urban Jewish populations over time.