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The Berman Jewish DataBank @ The Jewish Federations of North America offers open access to hundreds of quantitative studies of North American Jewry. We proudly partner with the Berman Jewish Policy Archive @ NYU Wagner and the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at UConn. Our stakeholders include Jewish Federations and communal organizations, researchers, educators and students, foundations and philanthropists, social change agents, the media, and interested individuals.

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J Street National Survey of Jewish Voters: Iran Poll, July 2015

GBA Strategies | J Street , 2015

As noted in J Street's one-page summary of the July, 2015 survey on Jewish attitudes towards the proposed agreement:

American Jewish support for the Iran deal is strong, exceeding that among the general population.

• Sixty percent of American Jews support the agreement, compared to 56 percent of American adults overall in a Washington Post-ABC News poll that asked the same question.

• 60 percent of American Jews also say they want their Member of Congress to vote in support of the agreement.

• The 20-point margin in favor of the agreement is consistent with the 18-point margin found in the LA Jewish Journal’s survey released July 23, as well as the 18-point margin in J Street’s June survey conducted prior to the agreement.

• While 79 percent say they have heard some information about the deal, Iran does not rank as a high priority issue among American Jews. Only 10 percent prioritize it as one of the top two issues on which they believe Congress and the President should focus,...

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Comparisons of Jewish Communities - 2015 - A Compendium of Tables and Bar Charts

Ira M. Sheskin | Mandell and Madeleine Berman Foundation, The Jewish Federations of North America , 2015

J Street National Survey of Jewish Voters: Iran Poll, July 2015

GBA Strategies | J Street , 2015

The LA Jewish Journal Iran Poll, July 2015 - Iran Nuclear Deal Survey of Jews and Non-Jews

Steven M. Cohen | Los Angeles Jewish Journal , 2015

Demographic and Attitudinal Survey of the Jewish Population of New Mexico, 2014

Mariana Arbetman-Rabinowitz, Benjamin Kupersmit | Jewish Federation of New Mexico , 2014