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Who’s a Pew

14 Heshvan 5774 – October 18, 2013
Jewish identity has been an issue in the Jewish community at least since the beginning of the Common Era, and perhaps even before.

Israel’s 6 Million Jews Makes It Largest Jewish Center

18 Nisan 5773 – March 28, 2013
The term “6 million” has chilling reminders of the Holocaust. Now that the number of Jews in Israel has reached that mark, the country is the largest Jewish center in the world.

Jews Less than 0.2% of World Population

5 Tishri 5773 – September 20, 2012
According to a study by Hebrew University’s Professor Sergio DellaPergola, the global Jewish population reached 13.75 million in the past year, with an increase of 88,000 people. Israel’s Maariv newspaper published excerpts of the study last week, reporting that one out of every 514 people in the world is Jewish, less than 0.2 percent of mankind.

New York City Jewish Population Over 1 Million Again

23 Sivan 5772 – June 12, 2012
A study by the UJA-Federation of New York found that the population of the New York Jewish community - comprising the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester - has grown nearly 10% since the last study in 2002. New York City's Jewish population stands at 1,086,000, with 40% identifying themselves as Orthodox, a 7% increase from 2002.

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