Counting the Jews in New York, 1900-1991: An Essay in Substance and Method
Publication Date: January 2001
Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Paul Ritterband
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Academic research
Coverage: New York
In Jewish Population Studies 29 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1997), 199-228. In this paper the author examines estimates of the numbers of Jews in New York over a ninety-year period. In examining the growth and then the decline of the population the author also analyzes and discusses the various methods employed to estimate the Jewish population. The paper deals with both substance and method.