How many non-Muslims in Israel convert to Islam and how many Muslims convert to Judaism? According to statistics from the Population Administration of the Interior Ministry, and reported on by Nurit Palter in Yedi'ot Aharonot, conversions to Islam, which take place at an Islamic religious court, numbered 40 in 2003, 27 in 2004; and 33 in 2004. In the first half of 2006, the number has jumped to 42 conversions. Most converts are Jewish or Christian women who marry Muslim men, with a handful of men converting as well.
In the first half of 2006, just 7 Muslims converted to Judaism. Many more Christians converted to Judaism: 437 in 2003, 884 in 2004, 733 in 2005, and 210 in the first half of 2006. (July 13, 2006)