National Jewish Population Survey 2000-01: A Guide to the Perplexed

Publication Date: January 2005

Publisher: Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Author(s): Charles Kadushin; Benjamin T. Phillips; Leonard Saxe

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Academic research

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


In: Contemporary Jewry 25, 1-32. The present guide outlines appropriate use of the 2000-01 NJPS data set, emphasizing multivariate analyses and investigations of relationships among variables. While methodological limitations need to be taken into account, the study provides potentially important insights into the character of the American Jewish community.