The Website www.toldot.ru had about 2 Million Visitors in 2010!
We are offering you the statistic for 2010 presented by the American resource Statscounter.com whose counter shows our website's visitor statistics and can be accessed from the English homepage (bottom left).
In 2010, 2 million different visitors visited our website!
741,236 out of them are regular users who return to the website on a regular basis (i.e. they have over 10 visits)
We are offering you the statistic for 2010 presented by the American resource Statscounter.com whose counter shows our website"s visitor statistics and can be accessed from the English homepage (bottom left).
Thus, in the year 2010
-our website had 1,986,985 visitors from different IP addresses
-741,236 out of these visited the website more than 10 times
-altogether, 7.009,623 articles and Rabbis» answers have been read, video classes and films viewed, audio classes listened to
-most visitors come from Russia (55% of visitors), Israel (9%), Ukraine (17%) as well as North America, other republics of the former Soviet Union, and Germany, and, not surprisingly, other countries where former Soviet Jews have taken up residence.
According to data from the counter top.mail.ru, which is located in the left corner of our Russian-language homepage, the website www.toldot.ru — Judaism: Torah and Jews takes 1st place among websites on Judaism and 18th place among all 2,823 religious websites in Russian. (Of the first 17 websites, 2 are Muslim and the remaining 15 are Christian, most of them Protestant.) Also, according to top.mail.ru:
-about 28% of our visitors use Microsoft Internet Explorer, about 30% use Netscape, Mozilla, Firefox etc, about 24% use Opera, about 13% use Conqueror, Safari, Google Chrome etc, while 5% use browsers of mobile devices
-Google remains the most popular search system through which visitors» quests come to our website — about 56% of all inquiries, Yandex takes second place with about 42%
-the most popular searches are conducted for: Judaism, Jewish names, Jewish songs, Jewish matchmaking, Jewish surnames, King Salomon, Christianity and Judaism, Toldos, Judaism and Islam, Kabbalah, Jewish wedding, Jews
-the most popular pages of the website are Topics and Tags, Live TV, Ask the Rabbi, Shop, Jewish Surnames, Audio Classes, Kabbalah, and others.
As of today, www.toldot.ru was and remains the world"s largest Russian-language resource that is fully and exclusively dedicated to Judaism. Many tens of thousands of Russian-speaking Jews have taken and are taking their first steps toward Jewish tradition, observance of Torah and mitzvos, toward their self-identification as Jews, thanks to our website, as they begin to listen to and view classes and seek out Torah institutions and communities worldwide. It can be said that www.toldot.ru is the world"s largest virtual Beis Midrash.
One of our goals is to bring Jews from virtual into real space: to communities and shuls, to yeshivos and night classes. It can be said with certainty that a large number of Toldos Yeshurun"s students came to Torah classes in the yeshiva and to seminars thanks to our website. And such people can be found not only in our communities, but in all Russian-speaking communities worldwide.
According to our data, about 1,000 donations were concluded on our website in the year 2010 by our readers who raised about 19% of the website"s budget (of course, we are dreaming of the website financing itself).
It is important to note that for many, many users, the resource «Judaism and Jews» has truly become a Jewish home, a community, where they not only spend their lunch breaks at works and evenings at home, but where they learn Torah, ask questions to Rabbis, family consultants and psychologists, where they change their lives and grow spiritually, and even marry!