2005 Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion

Sponsor(s): American Jewish Committee (AJC)

Study Dates: November 14-27, 2005

Key Findings:

The 2005 Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion, commissioned by the American Jewish Committee focused on American Jewish attitudes on a wide range of topics, including: the campaign against terrorism, the war with Iraq, attitudes towards Israel and the Israeli government's handling of relations with the Palestinian Authority, the prospects for a lasting peace, whether Israel should be willing to compromise on the status of Jerusalem as a united city under Israeli jurisdiction, and similar items.

Also included in the survey were questions on the respondent's opinion of the United Nations, considerations when voting on a Supreme Court nominee, whether the government should provide taxpayer funds for social service programs run by religious institutions, the U.S. government's response in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the importance of energy independence and the best way for U.S. to handle its energy needs, as well as several Jewish identity questions: the importance of being Jewish, denominational self-identification, and synagogue or temple membership.

Complete report includes summary of study, question-by-question responses and an extensive section with sub-group analyses of almost every survey question.

Summaries of the survey results can be also be found in Press Releases, Data Summaries and the original stubs/banners materials.

Sample Size: 1002

Sample Notes:

Data are not weighted.

1,002 telephone interviews with self-identified Jews selected from the Synovate consumer panel.

Report indicates that the interviewed respondents are "...demographically representative of the United States adult Jewish population on a variety of measures."

No interviews were conducted on the Jewish Sabbath.

Language: English


Downloads

Survey Reports

» 2005 AJC: Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion (complete report)
(PDF)

» Data Summary
(PDF)

Documentation, Questionnaires and Frequencies

» Questionnaire
(PDF)

» Banners, Part 2
(PDF)

» Banners, Part 1
(PDF)

Data Files and Data Definitions

» Zipped SPSS Data File
(ZIP)

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