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>May Be 13 Million Jews In The World


Saturday, February 3, 2007

How many Jews are there? Ira Sheskin on Jewish Demography

There are not a lot of American Jews any way you look at the figures, and the numbers are declining.
Rosner’s Guest
Shmuel Rosner, Chief U.S. Correspondent

Ira Sheskin

Professor Sheskin is the Director of the Jewish Demography Project of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Jewish Studies at the University of Miami. He is one of two authors of the recently published – and hotly debated – study on the number of Jews in the US, concluding there were more than 6 million of them. According to the survey, about 2.2 percent of Americans are Jewish.

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