What were Israelis searching for on Google in 2022? – I24NEWS

The young leader of the “Youth on Fire” party, Hadar Mukhtar is at the top of the most wanted personalities

Google is releasing this Wednesday for the 22nd year, a summary of searches conducted in more than 70 countries, revealing the most popular topics and personalities of the past year in a variety of categories. This overview list as well as the overview video is available on the Year in Search website.

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar, despite its short duration during the year, tops the most searched topics by Israelis on Google in 2022. On the second step of the podium is Wordle, the word game that took the world by storm. Reality TV show Big Brother ranks third, Ukraine-Russia war sixth, Israeli election results seventh, and COVID testing ninth. After the restrictions due to Covid, Google trends show a return to normal in the year 2022. In fact, the travel site Skyscanner was the fifth most searched topic in Israel, a direct result of the gradual lifting of restrictions.

(AP Photo/Petr David Josek)Illustration – FIFA World Cup in Qatar

When it comes to famous people who died in 2022, Queen Elizabeth of England only comes in tenth place, with Israeli musician Zvika Pick taking first place. Jeffrey Dahmer, who died in 1994 but returned to the spotlight this year thanks to a Netflix series inspired by his story, is in fifth place. Israeli series Fauda and Teheran came first and third respectively in their category, with the American series Manifest taking the place between them.

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Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90Hadar Mukhtar

The young leader of the “Youth on Fire” party, Hadar Mukhtar, the youngest politician in Israel’s history, is at the top of the list of personalities wanted by the Israelis. Actor Niro Lévy is 2nd, Itamar Ben Gvir arrives 3rd and Vladimir Poutine 8th. In the category of politicians, Hadar Mukhtar is still in the lead, directly followed by Itamar Ben Gvir and Vladimir Poutine, Volodymyr Zelensky comes only in 8th place.

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