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A Profile of The Jewish Community of Long Island

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Publication Date: November 2005

Author(s): Jacob B. Ukeles; Ron Miller

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Population and demographics (Ethnic and racial groups)

Keywords: Social Patterns; Jewish Continuity; Demography; Community Development

Type: Report

Coverage: New York

Abstract:

This report examines in detail the Jewish community of Long Island, NY, drawing its data from the UJA-Federation's "Jewish Community Study: 2002." Topics examined include principal areas of Jewish residence, population density, age, language and nationality (Russian-speakers), denominational affiliation, Jewish practice and observance, Israel connections, Jewish education, intermarriage, how children are raised, elderly population, income status, Jewish poverty and human service needs, and philanthropic activity.