Welcome to the Berman Jewish DataBank

The Berman Jewish DataBank @ The Jewish Federations of North America offers open access to hundreds of quantitative studies of North American Jewry. We proudly partner with the Berman Jewish Policy Archive @ NYU Wagner and the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at UConn. Our stakeholders include Jewish Federations and communal organizations, researchers, educators and students, foundations and philanthropists, social change agents, the media, and interested individuals.

Featured Study

AJC 2015 Survey of American Jews

American Jewish Committee (AJC) , 2015

The 2015 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion utilized an Internet survey to measure the opinions of 1,030 Jewish Americans; an Internet survey has been conducted for AJC by GfK Research since 2012; during the preceding decades, telephone survey interviews were conducted by other research firms. 

Available for downloading are the AJC press release summarizing the survey results, the survey questions and percentages, an explanation of the research methodology and the 2015 data file constructed by GfK.

The AJC press release noted: "The 2015 AJC Survey of American Jewish Opinion finds a community conflicted about the Iran nuclear deal, concerned about U.S.-Israel relations, and worried about rising anti-Semitism." 

Major findings from the survey include:

Iran Nuclear Deal

• U.S. Jews offer conflicting, and seemingly contradictory, views on the agreement reached between the P5+1 and Iran on July 14. A clear majority...

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The Jewish Population of Canada - 2011 National Household Survey [2015 Reports Added]

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World Jewish Population 2014 - DellaPergola (American Jewish Year Book)

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J Street National Survey of Jewish Voters: Iran Poll, July 2015

GBA Strategies | J Street , 2015

The 2013 Jewish Community Needs Assessment Study of Southern New Jersey

Melior Group | Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey , 2013