Counting Jewish Populations: Methods and Problems
Publication Date: January 1988
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Demography; Census; Methodology
Coverage: United States
This article describes and evaluates the methods of counting Jews and the problems associated with this task, such as: determining who is a Jew; how to count "uncounted Jews"; and how to improve research methodology.
In American Jewish Yearbook 1988, pp. 204-221.