Counting the Jews in New York, 1900-1991: An Essay in Substance and Method

By Paul Ritterband

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1997

In this paper the author examines estimates of the numbers of Jews in New York over a ninety-year period. In examining the growth and then the decline of the population the author also analyzes and discusses the various methods employed to estimate the Jewish population. The paper deals with both substance and method.

Topic: Demography, Scholarship, Academic Research

Name of Publication: Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography)

Volume/Issue: 29

Page Number(s): 199-228

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Genre: Report

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Ritterband, Paul. Counting the Jews in New York, 1900-1991: An Essay in Substance and Method. Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography). Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1997: 199-228. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2762


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