Fall 2010 Survey of American Jewish Opinion

Sponsor(s): American Jewish Committee (AJC)

Study Dates: Fall, 2010: (August 30, 2010 - October 5, 2010)

Key Findings:

The Fall 2010 AJC survey was conducted in order to gauge American Jewish public opinion before the mid-term 2010 US elections.

A series of questions on expectations/preferences for the Fall, 2010 elections were added to the traditional AJC Poll questions on American Jewish life and on Israel that have been included in the AJC Surveys of Jewish Public Opinion for decades.

The Fall 2010 AJC Poll data show that Obama had an overall approval rating of 57% among American Jews, while 49% approved the way President Obama's Administration was handling US-Israel relations.

In Spring 2010, the comparable percentages were 57% and 55% respectively.

The PDF version of the AJC poll data for Fall, 2010 summarizes answers to all 29 questions asked, including questions on the 2010 Fall election landscape.


Synovate's consumer mail panel list was used as the basis of the study; sample selected from self-identifying Jewish (by-religion) persons in the Synovate system.

Sample Size: 800 completed telephone interviews

Study Notes:

AAPOR response rate (RR3) of 23.6% reported.

Some methodological details in the report.


Survey Reports

» Fall, 2010 AJC Poll of American Jewish Opinion_Press Release Summary

Documentation, Questionnaires and Frequencies

» Fall, 2010 AJC Poll of American Jewish Opinion_Questions and Responses

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