Luis Lugo, Alan Cooperman, Gregory A. Smith | PEW Research Center , 2013
The 2013 Pew Research Center Survey of U.S. Jews, reported in A Portrait of Jewish Americans: Findings from a Pew Research Center of U.S. Jews, is the most comprehensive national study of the American Jewish population in a dozen years. The survey covers a wide range of topics, including population estimates, demographic characteristics, Jewish identity, religious beliefs and practices, intermarriage, connections with Israel, and social and political views.
The report looks consistently at differences between Jews who identify as Jewish by religion and Jews of no religion; between in-married and inter-married Jews; among Jews who identify with different religious denominations (Ultra-Orthodox, Modern Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and none); and across selected demographic factors like age and education.
The survey estimates the Jewish population in the United States at 6.7 million, including 5.3 million Jewish adults and 1.3 million Jewish children (rounded combined total to nearest...
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