Demographic Characteristics of JCC Members- Comparisons with Affiliated and Unaffiliated Jews in the US

Publication Date: October 2004

Publisher: Florence G. Heller-JCC Association Research Center

Author(s): Steven M. Cohen

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Jewish organizations

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Based on data from the 2000-01 NJPS this research tries to respond to the following questions: Which Jews join the JCC's in the United States? How do JCC members differ from other American Jews in terms of their socio-demographic characteristics? Are JCC members part and parcel of the largely affiliated Jewish population or are they more similar to unaffiliated Jews?