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By Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin

ISBN-10: 3319096222

ISBN-13: 9783319096223

This e-book, in its 114th yr, presents perception into significant traits within the North American Jewish groups, interpreting the lately accomplished Pew file (A Portrait of Jewish American), gender in American Jewish lifestyles, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs and the USA and international Jewish inhabitants. It additionally acts as a big source with lists of Jewish associations, Jewish periodicals and educational assets in addition to Jewish honorees, obituaries and significant fresh occasions. it's going to turn out necessary to social scientists and historians of the yank Jewish group, Jewish communal staff and the click, between others.

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Attachment, Attitudes About Israel How emotionally attached are you to Israel? Very attached NET Jews by Jewish religion Jews of no religion % 30 % 36 % 12 39 31 1 100 40 23 1 100 33 55 * 100 43 57 * 100 49 51 * 100 23 77 0 100 17 44 29 19 40 31 9 56 21 11 100 10 100 14 100 Believe God gave Israel to Jewish people? Yes 40 47 16 No Don’t know Don’t believe in God^ 27 5 28 27 6 20 27 3 55 100 100 100 Somewhat Not very/Not at all Don’t know/Refused Been to Israel? Yes No Don’t know Impact of continued building of Jewish settlements on Israel’s security Helps Hurts Makes no difference Don’t know ^Includes those who said “don’t know” or declained to answer when asked whether they believe in God.

S. S. , by not counting as Jewish anyone who describes him/herself as a Christian or who does not consider him/herself Jewish). The categories are: • Jews by religion – people who say their religion is Jewish (and who do not profess any other religion); • Jews of no religion – people who describe themselves (religiously) as atheist, agnostic or nothing in particular, but who have a Jewish parent or were raised Jewish and who still consider themselves Jewish in some way. These first two groups constitute, for the purposes of this analysis, the “net” Jewish population.

S. Jews, conducted on landlines and cellphones among 3,475 Jews across the country from Feb. 0 percentage points. Attachment, Attitudes About Israel How emotionally attached are you to Israel? Very attached NET Jews by Jewish religion Jews of no religion % 30 % 36 % 12 39 31 1 100 40 23 1 100 33 55 * 100 43 57 * 100 49 51 * 100 23 77 0 100 17 44 29 19 40 31 9 56 21 11 100 10 100 14 100 Believe God gave Israel to Jewish people? Yes 40 47 16 No Don’t know Don’t believe in God^ 27 5 28 27 6 20 27 3 55 100 100 100 Somewhat Not very/Not at all Don’t know/Refused Been to Israel?

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