Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Pew survey of Jews in the United States - some v-e-r-y interesting statistics

Pew survey of U.S. Jews: soaring intermarriage, assimilation rates

NEW YORK (JTA) — There are a lot more Jews in America than you may have thought — an estimated 6.8 million, according to a new study. But a growing proportion of them are unlikely to raise their children Jewish or connect with Jewish institutions.
The proportion of Jews who say they have no religion and are Jewish only on the basis of ancestry, ethnicity or culture is growing rapidly, and two-thirds of them are not raising their children Jewish at all.

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