The Changing Jewish Community: Considerations for Reform Congregations in Long Island and Queens

By Jennifer Rosenberg

UJA-Federation of New York, January 2007

This report examines in detail the Jewish community of Long Island, NY, and Queens, NY, drawing its data from the UJA-Federation's "Jewish Community Study: 2002," with a focus on information with implications for Reform Judaism. Topics examined include principal areas of Jewish residence, population density, age, language and nationality (Russian-speakers), denominational affiliation, Jewish practice and observance, Israel connections, Jewish education, intermarriage, how children are raised, elderly population, income status, Jewish poverty and human service needs, and philanthropic activity.

Topic: Reform Judaism, Continuity, Outreach, Demography, Jewish Continuity

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Genre: Report

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Rosenberg, Jennifer. The Changing Jewish Community: Considerations for Reform Congregations in Long Island and Queens. UJA-Federation of New York. January 2007: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=681


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