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1996 Jewish Community Study of Greater Milwaukee
Sponsor(s): Milwaukee Jewish Federation
Principal Investigator(s): Ira M. Sheskin
Study Dates: May 29-June 4, 1996
An estimated 21,000 Jewish persons live in 10,400 Jewish households in Greater Milwaukee (which included all of Milwaukee, Ozaukee, and Waukesha Counties).
Another 4,400 non-Jewish persons also live in these households for a total of 25,400 people - of whom 82% are Jewish.
The Jewish population is estimated to have increased significantly since the previous interview study completed in 1963.
Summary Report and Main Report cover many of the traditional topics studies in Jewish community surveys. Chapter headings include: Survey Methodology, Size of the Jewish Population, Geographic Profile, Demographic Profile, Religious Profile, Synagogue and Organizational Memberships, Jewish Education, Jewish Agencies Social Service Needs, Israel, anti-Semitism, the Media and Philanthropy.
Adult Jewish households located in the Greater Milwaukee area
Sample Size: 839
The sample was comprised of households who were contacted via random digit dialing, from distinctive Jewish names taken from the most current telephone book, and from a list of names provided by Jewish Family Services of recent immigrants from the republics of the former Soviet Union.
Details in methodology chapter.
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