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Judaism Bahamas - - - - 1999 Moore, James E. Pelican Guide to the Bahamas. Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing Co. (1999); pg. 52. "There are also several Jewish synagogues [in the Bahamas]... "
Judaism Barbados 275 - - - 1715 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 6. "By 1715, 275 Jews resided in Barbados alone. "
Judaism Barbados - - 2
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- 1998 *LINK* tourism page: "Fun Barbados " Barbados Religion page: church listing. "Currently there are around 60 Anglican churches that can be found on the island and over the years many other denominations have joined and can be found list below. "
Judaism Belarus - - 657
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- 1916 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "Before 1917, Belarus had 2,466 religious congregations, including 1,650 Orthodox, 127 Roman Catholic, 657 Jewish, 32 Protestant, and several Muslim communities. Many congregations were destroyed during the early Soviet years... "
Judaism Belarus - - 7
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- 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 63. "In 1993, there were about 1,500 religious congregations in Belarus, including 787 Orthodox, 305 Roman Catholic, 170 Pentecostal, 141 Baptist, 26 Old Believer... 17 Seventh-Day Adventist, 9 Apostolic Christian, 8 Uniate, 8 New Apostolic, 8 Muslim, 7 Jewish, and 15 others. "
Judaism Belarus 107,350 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; Rank: #10
Judaism Belarus 60,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Belgium 44,000 0.80% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Belgium - 0.40% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Judaism Belgium 32,000 0.36% - - 1993 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 66-67. "Population: About 9 million "; "In [1993] Belgium had a Jewish population of over 32,000. "
Judaism Belgium 40,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Belgium - - - - 1998 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 25. "Jews. In the ancient land of Canaan near the Mediterranean Sea lived a man named Abraham... Illustration: Bouwneesterstraat Synagogue at Antwerp, Belgium... "
Judaism Belize - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Judaism Bolivia 380 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Bosnia 2,000 - - - 1810 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 112. "In the first few decades of the 19th century the Jewish population of Bosnia was 2000 or more. "
Judaism Bosnia 9,311 - - - 1900 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 113. "The population of Jews in other parts of Bosnia was also swelled by immigration: by 1900 there were 9311 in the whole of the country. "
Judaism Bosnia - - - - 1999 Black, Eric. Bosnia: Fractured Region. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co. (1999); pg. 14. "Bosnia also includes a small number of Jews, Roma... and Albanians... "
Judaism Bosnia and Herzegovina 600 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 2,000 - - - 1813 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 112. "In one detailed report the French consul in Salonica, who went to Bosnia to gather information about trading conditions in 1813, said that there were 2000 Jews in Sarajevo... "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 2,618 - - - 1885 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 113. "...growth of the Jewish population in [Sarajevo]: having stayed at around 2000 for most of the century, it rose to 2618 in 1885, 4058 in 1895 and 6397 in 1910. "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 4,058 - - - 1895 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 113. "...growth of the Jewish population in [Sarajevo]: having stayed at around 2000 for most of the century, it rose to 2618 in 1885, 4058 in 1895 and 6397 in 1910. "
Judaism Bosnia: Sarajevo 6,397 - - - 1910 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 113. "...growth of the Jewish population in [Sarajevo]: having stayed at around 2000 for most of the century, it rose to 2618 in 1885, 4058 in 1895 and 6397 in 1910. "
Judaism Bosnia: Travnik 60 0.86% - - 1813 Malcom, Noel. Bosnia: A Short History. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press (1994); pg. 112. "In one detailed report the French consul in Salonica, who went to Bosnia to gather information... There was also by now a small Jewish community, of roughly sixty people, in Travnik: this town had gained importance as the seat of the governor of Bosnia, and now had a predominantly Muslim population of 70000. "
Judaism Brazil 175,000 - - - 1977 Bermant, Chaim. The Jews. New York: NY Times Books (1977); pg. 239. "...Chile with its 30,000 Jews... "
Judaism Brazil 150,000 - - - 1981 Unterman, Alan. "Judaism " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 25. Map: "Figure 1.4: Main centres of Jewish population, 1981 "
Judaism Brazil 175,000 - - - 1990 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 216. "...Brazil, which has always had friendly relations with Israel. Here is the second-largest Jewish community in South America, comprising 175,000 people, which has always had a stable existence. "
Judaism Brazil 150,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; (Rank: 8)
Judaism Brazil 107,692 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Largest Jewish Populations in the World "; Rank: #9
Judaism Brazil 130,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism Brazil: Recife 1,450 - - - 1645 Hertzberg, Arthur. The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History; New York: Simon & Schuster (1989); pg. 19-20. "According to their own minute book, in 1645 there were 1,450 Jewish souls in Recife. There they had founded a large, European-style community... There was a synagogue in Recife and two schools. "
Judaism British Columbia 16,400 0.50% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Orig. source: Canadian Census]; pg. 24. "In 1991, 44.5% of British Columbia's population, or about 1,460,500 people, was Protestant... British Columbia also had... 36,100 Buddhists, 26,250 Moslems, 19700 Hindus, and 16,400 Jews. "
Judaism British Columbia 16,600 0.51% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Jewish "
Judaism Bulgaria 50,000 0.80% - - 1937 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 161. Map: "European Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust 1937-41 "; "Figures show Jewish populations in 1937 and percentage of total population. "
Judaism Bulgaria 71,913 0.80% - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1990 estimate 8,989,172 [total pop.]. In 1991 Bulgarian Orthodox (85 percent), Muslim (13 percent), Jewish (.8 percent), Roman Catholic (.5 percent). Significant increase in public worship and observance of religious holidays beginning 1990.
Judaism Bulgaria 66,328 0.80% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Bulgarian Orthodox 85%, Muslim 13%, Jewish 0.8%, Roman Catholic 0.5%, Uniate Catholic 0.2%, Protestant, Gregorian-Armenian, and other 0.5%; Total population: 8,290,988.
Judaism Bulgaria 3,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism California - 3.20% - - 1983 *LINK* web page: "A REVIEW OF DATA ON JEWISH-AMERICANS " (1998) [Orig. source: Feldstein, Donald. The American Jewish Community in the 21st Century - A Projection. New York, NY: American Jewish Congress (March 1984)] "TABLE 1: STATES WITH JEWISH POPULATIONS OF ONE PERCENT OR GREATER, 1983 "
Judaism California 918,935 3.09% 293
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Jewish Estimate.']
Judaism California - 2.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Judaism California 920,000 - - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "In 1992, the three states with the largest Jewish populations were New York (1.85 million), California (920,000), and Florida (600,000). "
Judaism California 909,000 - - - 1993 Krantz, Les & Jim McCormick. The Peoplepedia: The Ultimate Reference on the American People, Henry Holt and Company: New York (1996); pg. 188. Table: "Top 10 Jewish States "; "The table below shows where most religiously affiliated Jews... live, according to the... American Jewish Yearbook "; California: ranked #2 (ranked by sheer numbers).
Judaism California 922,000 2.90% - - 1995 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997). [Orig. source: American Jewish Year Book. New York, NY: American Jewish Committee (1995)]; pg. 70. Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990, and Jewish Population, 1995 - States "; "The Jewish population includes Jews who define themselves as Jewish by religion as well as those who define themselves as Jewish in cultural terms. Data... based primarily on a compilation of individual estimates made by local Jewish federations. "
Judaism California - 2.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Jewish " [The study specifically asked follow up questions of self-identified Jews to separate non-religious ethnic-only Jews from religious Jews and Jews who self-identify with a religion other than Judaism. Statistic here refers to religious Jews only.]
Judaism California: Alameda-Contra Costa-Oakland 48,300 2.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 2.1 million.
Judaism California: Los Angeles 455,000 - - - 1982 Charing, Douglas. The Jewish World. London, UK: Silver Burdett Co. (1983); pg. 14. Graphic "City population comparisons "; New York: 1,998,000; Los Angeles: 455,000; Paris: 380,000; Tel Aviv: 335,000; Jerusalem: 298,000; Moscow: 285,000; Buenos Aires: 250,000 "
Judaism California: Los Angeles 490,000 - - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "The metropolitan areas with the largest Jewish populations were New York City (1.45 million), Los Angeles (490,000), Chicago (261,000), Philadelphia (250,000), Boston (228,000), an San Francisco Bay area (210,000), Miami (189,000), and Washington, D.C. (165,000). "
Judaism California: Los Angeles 490,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism California: Los Angeles County 347,100 3.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total LA County pop: 8.9 million.
Judaism California: Orange County 64,800 2.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total Orange County pop: 2.4 million.
Judaism California: San Diego County 47,500 1.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total San Diego County pop: 2.5 million.
Judaism California: San Francisco 223,000 - - - 1990 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 278. "There is a Jewish renaissance in the San Francisco area, home of 223,000 Jews, the country's eight-largest community--many of them baby boomers. There are several Jewish newspapers, a film festival, two Jewish theater groups, and five community centers. the religious revival there has a distinctly Californian flavor: the Aquarian Minyan, New Age-style Friday night Sabbath services, and a synagogue 'without walls' which holds outdoor services. "
Judaism California: San Francisco 210,000 - - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "The metropolitan areas with the largest Jewish populations were New York City (1.45 million), Los Angeles (490,000), Chicago (261,000), Philadelphia (250,000), Boston (228,000), an San Francisco Bay area (210,000), Miami (189,000), and Washington, D.C. (165,000). "
Judaism California: San Francisco 210,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism California: San Francisco-Marin-San Mateo 65,600 4.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 111. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Californian Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 1.6 million.
Judaism Canada - 1.30% - - 1977 Wallechinsky, David & Irving Wallace; The People's Almanac: #2; New York: William Morrow & Co.: (1978); pg. 253. "Canada: Religions: Roman Catholic, 46.2%; United Church of Canada, 17.5%; Anglican Church of Canada, 11.8%; Presbyterian, 4.0%; Lutheran, 3.3%; Greek Orthodox, 1.5%; Judaism, 1.3%; Ukrainian Catholic, 1.1%; others, 13.3%. "
Judaism Canada 296,425 1.20% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Judaism Canada 305,000 - - - 1981 Unterman, Alan. "Judaism " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 25. Map: "Figure 1.4: Main centres of Jewish population, 1981 "
Judaism Canada 310,000 - - - 1984 Palmer, Spencer J. & Roger R. Keller. Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint View, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah (1990). [Orig. source: American Jewish Yearbook, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1987]; pg. 148. Table: top seven countries of Jewish population in 1984 (USA, Israel, USSR, France, U.K., Canada, Argentina)
Judaism Canada 310,000 - - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997); pg. 200. "The estimated Jewish population in 1990 was 310,000. "
Judaism Canada 300,000 - - - 1990 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 218. "Canada has about 300,000 Jews, most living in Toronto and Montreal. In the later city, they are largely of eastern European origin and identify with the English-speaking community, but the influx of immigrants from north Africa during the 1960s increased the number whose mother tongue is French. "
Judaism Canada 318,100 1.18% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Judaism Canada 318,100 1.18% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Jewish "
Judaism Canada - 1.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994); pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Judaism Canada - 1.20% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 204-205. Chart
Judaism Canada 360,000 - - - 1995 Breuilly, Elizabeth, et al. Religions of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Origins, Beliefs, Traditions & Festivals. Facts on File Inc.: New York, NY (1997); pg. 41. 1995 Chart and accompanying text: "The third largest Jewish population is in France (550,000), followed by Russia (375,000), Canada (360,000) and then by Great Britain (294,000). " Numbers represent self-identified religious Jews.


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