Welcome to the Berman Jewish DataBank

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.

Featured Study

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

The LA Jewish Journal poll in July 2015 measured and compared the reactions of American Jews  and Americans generally to the agreement between the US, five other nations and Iran on nuclear control issues in Iran.

The survey was commissioned by the LA Jewish Journal, directed by Professor Steven M. Cohen, Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, and conducted by SSRS. Professor Cohen's main report can be downloaded via the DataBank on the Overview page (click "More Details" below if on Home Page). Additional analysis was provided by Jewish Journal senior political editor Shmuel Rosner; see link to left on Overview page.

According to Jewish Journal Publisher and editor-in-Chief Rob Eshman,the goal of the study was to " ...provide a precise, thorough portrait of American-Jewish and national opinion at a time of intense concern and debate. Our hope is that the numbers and analyses presented below will provide a better understanding of how this crucial sector views the controversial deal between the United States, Russia, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and...


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New and Noteworthy

Jewish Population in the United States, 2014 (Sheskin, Dashefsky - American Jewish Year Book)

Ira Sheskin, Arnold Dashefsky | American Jewish Year Book, Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), Berman Jewish DataBank@The Jewish Federations of North America, Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner (BJPA), University of Connecticut - Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, University of Miami - Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Jewish Studies , 2014

2013 Pew Research Center Survey of U.S. Jews: A Portrait of Jewish Americans

Luis Lugo, Alan Cooperman, Gregory A. Smith | PEW Research Center , 2013

The 2013 Jewish Community Needs Assessment Study of Southern New Jersey

Melior Group | Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey , 2013

The 2014 Greater Miami Jewish Federation Population Study: A Portrait of the Miami Jewish Community

Ira M. Sheskin | Greater Miami Jewish Federation , 2014