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

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

American Jewish Year Book, Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry, 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 14,212,800 Jews worldwide is now available for direct downloading by DataBank users. 

Sergio DellaPergola estimates that the world’s Jewish population increased by 93,400 over his revised 2013 estimate - a 0.66% increase.  Since the world's total population increased by 1.13% in 2013 based on U.N. reports, world Jewry increased at about half the general population growth rate.


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New and Noteworthy

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

American Jewish Year Book, Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry, 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

2013 Pew Research Center Survey of U.S. Jews: A Portrait of Jewish Americans

Luis Lugo, Alan Cooperman, Gregory A. Smith | PEW Research Center , 2013

The National Study of American Jewish Giving, 2013 - Connected to Give

Jim Gerstein, Steven Martin Cohen, J. Shawn Landres | Connected to Give , 2013

2014 Greater Seattle Jewish Community Study

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