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

World Jewish Population 2014 - DellaPergola (American Jewish Year Book)

American Jewish Year Book, Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry, 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

The report summarizing the 2014 American Jewish Year Book-based estimate of 14,212,800 Jews worldwide is now available for direct downloading by DataBank users. 

Sergio DellaPergola estimates that the world’s Jewish population increased by 93,400 over his revised 2013 estimate - a 0.66% increase.  Since the world's total population increased by 1.13% in 2013 based on U.N. reports, world Jewry increased at about half the general population growth rate.


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New and Noteworthy

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

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

Ira M. Sheskin | Greater Miami Jewish Federation , 2014

Washington, DC - 2014 Findings From A Survey Of 1000 Jewish Residents In The Greater Washington DC Area

Mark S. Mellman | Jewish Federation of Greater Washington , 2014

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