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  • No Jewish Child Left Behind

    By George D. Hanus

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Amid the troubling statistics of the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, there is one genuinely positive trend. The percentage of children in Jewish day schools is the highest it's ever been. Twenty-nine percent of Jewish children today have attended a day school at some point.


  • Population Study Poses New Challenges

    By Joe Berkofsky

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    America's Jewish population declined by 5 percent during the past 10 years, according to a new survey, a trend that is likely to continue given the community's aging population and low birth rates.

    The number of Jews now stands at 5.2 million, down from 5.5 million in 1990, even as...

  • Safety in Numbers

    By Rob Eshman

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The immediate effect of a new, painstaking, multiyear, $6 million population survey of American Jewry has been to convince Jewish professionals that whatever they've been doing is the best thing for American Jewry.

    The National Jewish Population Survey 2000-2001 (NJPS), just...

  • Pollsters in a Pickle

    June 4, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    The good news is that it's not really your donations paying for the new survey. Funds will come from donors specially interested in the project.

    There's going to be a national Jewish population survey in the year 2000, and it's got researchers...

  • A Woman’s Voice

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    February 5, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Stop the presses: The Jewish communityis ready to discover...singles. That's right. What intermarriage and"continuity" were to the 1990s, singles will be in the years ahead: agroup to study, court, serve and, finally, value.

    Why are we discovering singles just now? Thearrival of...