The Facts The Statistics of the Growth and Decline of Judaism in America
Intermarriage by Year <ul><li>Currently, 81% of those who consider themselves Jewish are living with a partner who does no...
Jewish Schools/Camps <ul><li>Only about 10-15% of Jewish teenagers attend Jewish day schools  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Less than 7% of eligible adolescent Jews attend Jewish summer camps </li></ul><ul><li>37,000 Jews worldwide from t...
Increase in Judaism <ul><li>About 44% of America’s Jewish adults report membership in a Jewish congregation  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>The number of households with at least one Jewish member has increased from 3.2 to 3.9 million over 1990-2000 </li...
References <ul><li>http://joi.org/bloglinks/op-ed-jewish-education-should-be-multicultural-like-us.htm </li></ul><ul><li>h...
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The Facts

  1. 1. The Facts The Statistics of the Growth and Decline of Judaism in America
  2. 2. Intermarriage by Year <ul><li>Currently, 81% of those who consider themselves Jewish are living with a partner who does not consider him/herself Jewish </li></ul>Year Marriage Began Percent Intermarried Before 1970 13 1970-1979 28 1980-1984 38 1985-1990 43 1991-1995 43 1996-2001 47
  3. 3. Jewish Schools/Camps <ul><li>Only about 10-15% of Jewish teenagers attend Jewish day schools </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Less than 7% of eligible adolescent Jews attend Jewish summer camps </li></ul><ul><li>37,000 Jews worldwide from the ages of 18-26 go on Birthright each year </li></ul>
  5. 5. Increase in Judaism <ul><li>About 44% of America’s Jewish adults report membership in a Jewish congregation </li></ul><ul><li>This represents 1 million households, an increase of 15% over the 880,000 households in 1990 </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The number of households with at least one Jewish member has increased from 3.2 to 3.9 million over 1990-2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly a third of America’s Jewish adults have visited Israel, an increase from the roughly 28% reporting visiting Israel in 1990 </li></ul>
  7. 7. References <ul><li>http://joi.org/bloglinks/op-ed-jewish-education-should-be-multicultural-like-us.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gc.cuny.edu/faculty/research_studies/ajis.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://judaism.about.com/od/jewishsummercamps/a/summercamps.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/934475.html </li></ul>
  8. 8. re JEW venation
  9. 9. Birthright Taglit Program
  10. 10. Birthright Taglit
  11. 11. Birthright Taglit
  12. 12. Birthright Taglit
  13. 13. Birthright Taglit Quote from Birthright Participant
  14. 14. Jewish Education Effectiveness of Varying Jewish Educations
  15. 15. Jewish Education Effectiveness of Varying Jewish Educations

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