The North American Jewish Data Bank at the University of Connecticut is a central repository of social scientific studies of North American Jewry.|
East Bay Jewish Community Study 2011
Including Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, and Solano Counties in California.
Featured Data Bank Reports:
Comparisons of Jewish Communities
A Compendium of Tables and Bar Charts on 36 Areas of U.S. Jewish Life
Jewish Maps of the United States
Funded as a Berman Summer Research Fellowship to Dr. Joshua Comenetz
A Tale of Four Cities
Power Point Comparison of Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland and New York, presented at the General Assembly 2012
In the absence of a national study, this presentation examines what have we learned from four recent studies of large Jewish communities (Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland and New York) as well as what trends have national significance and implications for other communities.
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The Data Bank archives and makes available electronically questionnaires, reports and data files from the National Jewish Population Surveys (NJPS) of
The Data Bank is the sole distributor of the NJPS 2000-01 dataset, and has archived a large collection of related materials.
In addition to the NJPS studies, the Data Bank provides access to other national Jewish population reports, Jewish population statistics and approximately 200
local Jewish community studies from the major Jewish communities in North America.
The North American Jewish Data Bank is a collaborative project of
The Jewish Federations of North America and the University of
Connecticut's Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life
Center for Public Opinion Research.
The Data Bank's primary functions are to:
- Acquire, archive, and disseminate quantitative data sets and reports, both contemporary and historical and
- Encourage utilization of the archive through training and provide information about methods for studying Jewish communities.
The Data Bank's goal is to aid in understanding North American Jewish communities, and to improve the quality and utilization of research conducted about North American Jewry.
The Data Bank's physical archives are maintained at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut, which also houses the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life.