In order to mark the Jewish New Year, Buzzilla checked which topics Israeli users discussed the most on social media sites throughout the past Jewish year.
The 5776 Jewish year was filled with many moments that captured the attention of Israelis. The research department of Buzzilla, a company that specializes in monitoring and researching social discourse on the Internet, checked for Channel 2 Online which Israeli moments sparked the most interest on social media sites during 5776.
10. Hapoel Be’er Sheva F.C. wins third national championship title after 40 years
9. Israel’s 9th President Shimon Peres passes away
8. PokéGo becomes a national sensation in Israel
7. Yarden Gerbi and Ori Sasson win bronze medals at the Rio Olympic Games
6. Inbal Or, a well-known high-profile Israeli real estate entrepreneur, is investigated for tax evasion and deceiving her clients
5. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is put behind bars
4. Avigdor Lieberman becomes Israel’s defense minister
3. The Hebron shooting incident and Elor Azaria’s trial
2. Israel’s gas deal controversy
1. The terror wave in Israel