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  • Making an Orthodox sense of an unorthodox census

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    October 4, 2013 | 10:23 am

    The Pew survey, reported last week in major news outlets, inadvertently mischaracterizes Orthodox demographic trends quite dramatically and necessarily undercounts us significantly, for the same reason that other random-digit-dialing and surveying techniques do.  I previously have...

  • A dialogue on Jewish life in America today

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 25, 2012 | 1:19 pm

    Following the publication of the New York Jewish Population Study, Shmuel Rosner interviewed Steven M. Cohen, research professor of Jewish Social Policy at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner. So, how many...

  • Who knows who L.A.'s Jews are?

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    July 25, 2012 | 11:33 am

    Susan Goldberg, rabbi of Temple Beth Israel of Highland Park and Eagle Rock, grew up in nearby Echo Park.

    “There were no Jewish families around when I was growing up,” Goldberg, 38, said. Now that these neighborhoods are being gentrified, and a young, creative crowd is moving...

  • Two studies put U.S. Jewish census at up to 6.6 million

    January 17, 2012 | 10:51 am

    More than 6 million Jews are living in the United States, according to two independent studies.

    The two studies, using completely different methodology, discovered between 6.4 million and 6.6 million U.S. Jews, or about 1.8 percent of the population, the Forward reported.

    The...

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