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 @ Stanford 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.

Special Announcement

AJC 2017 Poll of American Jewish Opinion (reports, press release, frequencies, crosstabs, SPSS Data file) has been posted and archived - September 2017.

September 2017 report from PRRI highlighting "America's Changing Religious Identity" has also been posted and archived.

DataBank Reports on United States, Canadian and World Jewish Populations from the American Jewish Year Book are available.



Featured Study

AJC 2017 Poll: Survey of American Jewish Opinion

SSRS Social Science Research Solutions | American Jewish Committee (AJC) , 2017

The 2017 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion utilized a landline and cellphone survey to measure the opinions of 1,000 Jewish Americans, with the opinions of Jewish Americans about President Trump one of the major topics covered in the study. In addition, opinion questions about anti-Semitism, global issues and Israel were also included in the 2017 study, as they were in previous AJC polls.

1,000 completed Survey interviews were conducted by SSRS (Social Science Research Solutions) for AJC between August 10 and August 28, 2017.

Available for downloading are the AJC press release summarizing the survey results, a summary of responses to the survey questions on a question-by-question basis, and a detailed explanation of the research methodology....

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New and Noteworthy

2016 Broward County (FL) Jewish Community Study

Ira M. Sheskin | Jewish Federation of Broward County , 2016

PRRI: 2017: America's Changing Religious Identity

Daniel Cox, Robert P. Jones | The Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr., Fund, The Ford Foundation, The Gill Foundation, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, The Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock , 2017

American Muslim Poll 2017, with comparisons to American Jews, Catholics and Protestants

Dalia Mogahed, Youssef Chouhoud | Institute for Social Policy and Understanding , 2017

Contemporary Jewry Special Issue on Local Jewish Community Studies

Harriet Hartman | Assocation for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), Springer Netherlands , 2016