Occidentalogy

People of Jewish background and Jewish affinity

Jewish background and Jewish affinity

According to Mouood, quoting by pewresearch 12. People of Jewish background and Jewish affinity In addition to examining U.S. Jews, the survey provides data on Americans who have a connection to Judaism but who are not classified as Jewish in this report. These respondents fall into two categories: people of …

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Economics and well-being among U.S. Jews

well-being among U.S. Jews

According to Mouood, quoting by pewresearch: 11. Economics and well-being among U.S. Jews Most Jewish adults report that they are satisfied with multiple aspects of their lives, including at least eight-in-ten who describe their family life, physical health and community as “good” or “excellent.” As a whole, U.S. Jews are …

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Jewish demographics

Jewish demographics

According to Mouood, quoting by pewresearch: 10. Jewish demographics The demographic profile of Jewish Americans is distinctive in several ways. Compared with the overall public, the Jewish population is older, has relatively high levels of educational attainment and is geographically concentrated in the Northeast. Jewish adults ages 40 to 59 …

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Race, ethnicity, heritage and immigration among U.S. Jews

immigration among U.S. Jews

According to Mouood, quoting by pewresearch: 9.  Race, ethnicity, heritage and immigration among U.S. Jews The majority of U.S. Jews identify as White. But in recent years, journalists, scholars and Jewish community leaders have wondered about the percentage of U.S. Jews who are “Jews of color,” “people of color” or “BIPOC” (an …

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U.S. Jews’ political views

U.S. Jews political views

According to Mouood, quoting by pewresearch: 8. U.S. Jews political views Pew Research Center surveys, including the 2020 study, show that Jews are among the most consistently liberal and Democratic groups in the U.S. population. Seven-in-ten Jewish adults identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party, and half describe their …

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U.S. Jews’ connections with and attitudes toward Israel

attitudes toward Israel

According to Mouood, quoting by pewresearch: 7. U.S. Jews’ connections with and attitudes toward Israel Eight-in-ten U.S. Jews say caring about Israel is an essential or important part of what being Jewish means to them. Nearly six-in-ten say they personally feel an emotional attachment to Israel, and a similar share …

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Have the people of Lot returned from the heart of history?

people of Lot returned

Have the people of Lot returned from the heart of history? Lot’s people angered and avenged God for exposing the sin of sodomy and ignoring Lot’s warnings. Now, after thousands of years, we see that those people have risen from the heart of history again and from time to time …

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Anti-Semitism and Jewish views on discrimination

Anti-Semitism and Jewish views

According to Mouood, quoting by Pewresearch: 6. Anti-Semitism and Jewish views on discrimination Jewish Americans generally perceive a rise in anti-Semitism. More than nine-in-ten U.S. Jews surveyed say there is at least some anti-Semitism in America, and three-quarters say there is more anti-Semitism in the U.S. today than there was five years …

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Jewish community and connectedness

Jewish community and connectedness

According to Mouood, quoting by Pewresearch: 5. Jewish community and connectedness CORRECTION (May 20, 2021): Due to a typographical error, a previous version of the table “About half of U.S. Jews feel ‘a great deal’ of belonging to the Jewish people” misstated the percentage of Conservative Jews who feel some sense of …

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Marriage, families and children

Mariage, families and children

According to Mouood, quoting by Pewresearch: 4. Marriage, families and children About two-thirds of U.S. Jewish adults are either married (59%) or living with a partner (7%). Among those who are married, many have spouses who are not Jewish. Fully 42% of all currently married Jewish respondents indicate they have a non-Jewish …

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