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

Jewish Population in the United States, 2014 (Sheskin, Dashefsky - American Jewish Year Book)

Ira Sheskin, Arnold Dashefsky | American Jewish Year Book, Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), Berman Jewish DataBank@The Jewish Federations of North America, Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner (BJPA), University of Connecticut - Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, University of Miami - Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Jewish Studies , 2014

The report summarizing the 2014 American Jewish Year Book-based estimate of 6,769,000 American Jews is now available for direct downloading. Multiple tables organize the estimate by state, by Census geography, by MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Areas), and by local communities in Appendix A.  In addition, state-by-state comparisons are available for changes in Jewish population from 1971 to 2014 -  as are regional maps of the Jewish population in an Atlas of American Jewish Communities.


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New and Noteworthy

Jewish Maps of the United States by Congressional District - revised January 2014

Joshua Comenetz | Berman Jewish DataBank@The Jewish Federations of North America , 2014

2014 St. Louis Jewish Community Study

Steven M. Cohen, Jacob B. Ukeles, Ron Miller, David Dutwin, Susan Sherr | Harvey and Terry Hieken, Jewish Federation of St. Louis, Morton J. and Morton D. May Fund of the Greater St. Louis Jewish Foundation, The Lubin-Green Foundation , 2014

2014 Greater Seattle Jewish Community Study

Matthew Boxer, Janet Krasner Aronson, Matthew A. Brown, Leonard Saxe | The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle , 2014

The 2014 Greater Miami Jewish Federation Population Study: A Portrait of the Miami Jewish Community

Ira M. Sheskin | Greater Miami Jewish Federation , 2014