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Findings from the 1991 New York Jewish Population Study

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Publication Date: January 1994

Publisher(s): Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Author(s): Bethamie Horowitz

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Population and demographics (Ethnic and racial groups)

Keywords: American Jews; Demography

Type: Report

Coverage: New York


In Contemporary Jewry 15, 4-25. A brief overview of NYJPS methodology and of some of the demographic findings regarding the New York Jewish population, with comparisons, where possible, to the national Jewish population are presented. Characteristics of New York Jewry are discussed that seem to offer a counterpoint to the current image of American Jewry, which holds that the American Jewish experience is one of continuing erosion over time.