Synagogues and Jewish Population Trends in the New York Area

By Jennifer Rosenberg

UJA-Federation of New York, October 2007

This report examines the Jewish population of the metropolitan New York area, with a focus on population information useful to synagogues. Data are drawn from the UJA-Federation's "Jewish Community Study: 2002." Topics covered include population shifts by borough and county, denominational affiliation, household size, identity shifts, synagogue membership shifts, marital status, intermarriage, households with children, shifts in age profile, income, language and nationality (Russian-speaking Jews), synagogue attendance, childhood experiences and synagogue membership, organizational affiliations, value of Jewish connections for the unconnected, Jewish practice by affiliation, and Jewish education.

Topic: Congregations and Synagogues, Continuity, Demography, Jewish Continuity, Religious Denominations, Synagogues and Congregations

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Genre: Report

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Rosenberg, Jennifer. Synagogues and Jewish Population Trends in the New York Area. UJA-Federation of New York. October 2007:


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