Charles Shahar | Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA, The Claims Conference - The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany , 2015
In December, 2015, Charles Shahar issued three reports on Jewish Holocaust Survivors as part of the continuing analysis of Canadian Jewish demographics based upon the 2011 Canadian National Household Survey (which included questions on religious identification). One report summarized data on all Canadian Jewish survivors, while the second and third reports focused on Holocaust Survivors in Montreal and Toronto respectively.
All three reports are available for downloading.
There are 17,300 Jewish Holocaust Survivors living in Canada comprising 28.2% of the country’s Jewish population of seniors who are 66+ years.
• In short, more than a quarter of Canada’s Jewish elderly are Survivors.
• The proportion of individuals who are often disabled is larger among Jewish Holocaust Survivors (30.9%) than among Jewish non-Survivors age 66+ (19.9%) and the total senior population of Canada age 66+ (22.7%).
• About a quarter (24.7%) of...
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