by Leonard Saxe As Jewish traditions go, conducting a decennial National Jewish Population Study under the auspices of the federation movement has a very short history, and it was broken when the Jewish Federations of North America decided not to support a 2010 study. For … [Read more...] about Who Are American Jews?
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Jane Eisner writing in The Jewish Daily Forward: Celebrate the 50 The Forward 50 is a snapshot in time, an impressionist picture of the American Jewish story during a given year. But because it’s an annual project, we also can discern subtle transformations in leadership a … [Read more...] about The 2011 Forward 50
by Ramie Arian Many who are concerned with the continued vibrancy of the Jewish community in North America will be heartened by the recent release of the 2011-12 version of Slingshot’s Resource Guide for Jewish Innovation. The Slingshot Guide highlights 60 innovative o … [Read more...] about The Innovation Sector and the Synagogue
Leading researchers and policymakers gather today to discuss the current state of knowledge about the U.S. Jewish community and consider how the findings of socio-demographic research can be used. Bringing together leading scholars and policy makers for two days of intensive … [Read more...] about Socio-Demography Conference Opens Today
from the New York Observer: Big Machers: New York City’s Power Congregations New York City is unquestionably the metropolitan epicenter of Modern Jewry, a long way from the once humble home of generations-old immigrants who came from the “Old World” - as our grand … [Read more...] about New York City’s Power Synagogues