September 6, 2010, Updated June 17, 2015



According to a Gallup World Poll to determine the happiest countries in the world, which appeared recently in Forbes Magazine, Israel is in eighth place – along with Canada, Australia and Switzerland.

Happy people

Picture by Kobi Gideon/Flash90.
Enjoying life to the full – Israelis take part in a music festival in the Old City of Jerusalem.

The five countries that tied for first place are Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands, while the US came in 14th and the UK 17th.

ISRAEL21c’s Harvey Stein took to the streets with his camera to check out the local reaction to the news.

For an intriguing look at the reactions of the people on the street, check out ISRAEL21c’s video survey.

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