Counting Jewish Populations: Methods and Problems

By Barry A. Kosmin, Paul Ritterband, Jeffrey Scheckner

American Jewish Committee (AJC), 1988

This article describes and evaluates the methods of counting Jews and the problems associated with this task, such as: determining who is a Jew; how to count "uncounted Jews"; and how to improve research methodology.

 

Topic: Methodology, Jewish Identification, Census, Demography

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Page Number(s): 204-221

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kosmin, Barry A. Ritterband, Paul. Scheckner, Jeffrey. Counting Jewish Populations: Methods and Problems. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC). 1988: 204-221. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1752


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