The Costs of Jewish Living: Revisiting Jewish Involvement and Barriers

Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Gerald B. Bubis; Steven Bayme

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Finance; Study; Jewish identification; Jewish Content

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author analyzes data from previous studies and surveys to examine the cost of living fully in the Jewish milieu in the United States, including the costs of synagogue affiliation, intensive Jewish education, camps, Federation and other Jewish charitable donations, and memberships in Jewish Community Centers and Jewish communal organizations, among others.