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Judaism United Kingdom 345,054 - - - 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: #6
Judaism United Kingdom 300,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from 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 United Kingdom - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 58,210,000
Judaism United Kingdom: Britain 340,000 0.70% - - 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 United Kingdom: Britain 500,000 - - - 1967 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. "In Britain, the number of Jews has fallen from 500,000 thirty years ago to fewer than 300,000 today, mostly as a result of marrying out. "
Judaism United Kingdom: England 400,000 0.85% - - 1990 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). England ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1990); pg. 40, 44. Pg. 40: "In 1990 the country had 47 million inhabitants out of a total of 57 million British people. "; Pg. 44: "England has one of Europe's largest Jewish congregations, numbering about 400,000. Many of the group's members came to England to escape persecution in Germany, the Soviet Union, and Eastern Europe earlier in the 20th century. Jewish communities also run their own schools... "
Judaism United Kingdom: England 3,000 - - - 1997 Blashfield, Jean F. England ( "Enchantment of the World Second Series "). New York: Children's Press (1997); pg. 102. "There are also 7 million Catholics, almost 2 million Muslims, almost 1 million Hindus, 500,000 Sikhs, 3,000 Jews, and a smattering of people who follow other religions... "
Judaism United Kingdom: England 400,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 130-131. "Location: United Kingdom (England) "; "The county also has one of Europe's largest Jewish populations, numbering 400,000... "
Judaism United Kingdom: Great Britain 450,000 - - - 1977 Bermant, Chaim. The Jews. New York: NY Times Books (1977); pg. 240. "The 450,000 Jews of Great Britain... look as if they are here to stay (that is, if the United Kingdom is here to stay). Apart from anything else, they are sustained by the inherent conservatism of the Englishmen about them. The English are not xenophobes but they have a fairly developed sense of their own identity. It takes a very long time for a foreigner to become an Englishman--'about three hundred years' in the words of a member of one very old Jewish clan. Most Jews have given up trying and have reconciled themselves to being that little bit different. On the whole they are preferred that way, for there is nothing so distasteful to the Englishman as the Jew who tries to pass as anything else... "
Judaism United Kingdom: Great Britain 111,000 - - - 1986 Langley, Andrew. Passport to Great Britain. New York: Franklin Watts (1986); pg. 26. "Religions: In 1985... Members of other religions included about 900,000 Muslims, 111,000 Jews, 140,000 Hindus and 175,000 Sikhs. "
Judaism United Kingdom: London 200,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from 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 Uruguay 62,000 2.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 3.1 million [total pop.] (1991). In 1990 about 66 percent were professed Roman Catholics; 2 percent Protestants; and 2 percent Jews. Remainder nonprofessing or other (less than half of adult population attended church regularly).
Judaism Uruguay - 2.00% - - 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 Uruguay 53,578 1.70% - - 1996 *LINK* Official department of tourism, Uruguay Total population: 3.151.662 (Census 1996); Religion: Catholics 56,2%, Non Religious 38,3%, Protestants 2%, Jewish 1,7%, Other 1,1%
Judaism Uruguay 65,414 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 3,270,707. Roman Catholic 66% (less than one-half of the adult population attends church regularly), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, nonprofessing or other 30%.
Judaism Uruguay 32,500 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from 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 Uruguay - 1.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Judaism Uruguay - 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 62%, secular 36%, Jewish 2% "
Judaism USA 23 - - - 1654 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "The first wave of Jewish immigration to the New World had begun in 1654, when a party of 23 Sephardic Jews from Brazil arrived in the community tht was known as New Amsterdam under Dutch rule and later as New York. "
Judaism USA 23 - - - 1654 *LINK* web page: "A REVIEW OF DATA ON JEWISH-AMERICANS " (1998) "The first documented instance of Jews arriving in America was in 1654, when 23 Portuguese Jews settled in New Amsterdam. "
Judaism USA 250 - - - 1700 Hertzberg, Arthur. The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History; New York: Simon & Schuster (1989); pg. 49. "The population of avowed Jews was some 250 in the year 1700 and perhaps 2,000 at the time of the Revolution. By the middle of the century, synagogues existed in five cities... "
Judaism USA 2,000 - - - 1775 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "Their [Jewish] numbers had risen to over 2,000 by the time of the American Revolution, and 6,000 by 1826. "
Judaism USA 6,000 0.17% - - 1776 Chalfant, H. Paul; Robert E. Beckley & C. Eddie Palmer. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994); pg. 138-139. "in 1776... the new nation was Christian. (For most Americans this meant Protestant Christian: out of a population of approx. 3.5 million, only about 20,000 were Roman Catholic and only about 6,000 were Jewish. "
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- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 24. "Interestingly, although there were only five synagogues in the nation by 1776, Rhode Island, New York City, and Georgia had one each and two were in South Carolina. "
Judaism USA - - 5
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- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); [Orig. source: Paullin (1932)]; pg. 25. Table 2.1: "Numbers of Congregations per Denomination, 1776 "
Judaism USA 2,500 - - - 1776 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 172. "The immigration was slow--by 1776 there were perhaps 2,500 Jews in British America--but their acculturation was rapid. "
Judaism USA 2,000 - - - 1776 Hertzberg, Arthur. The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History; New York: Simon & Schuster (1989); pg. 49. "The population of avowed Jews was some 250 in the year 1700 and perhaps 2,000 at the time of the Revolution. By the middle of the century, synagogues existed in five cities... "
Judaism USA 2,000 - - - 1785 Hertzberg, Arthur. The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History; New York: Simon & Schuster (1989); pg. 56. "...by 1840. The rate of assimilation had decreased, no doubt because by then there were already more Jews in the united States, at least three times as many as the two thousand of the 1780s. "
Judaism USA 2,500 - - - 1790 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "Jewish population increased a hundredfold, from 2,500 to 250,000, between 1790 and the mid 1870s, with the largest increase coming after 1855. "
Judaism USA 2,500 - - - 1790 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 149. "In 1790, there were not more than 2,500 in the United States. By 1800, only six congregations had built synagogues. "
Judaism USA 2,500 - - - 1800 *LINK* web page: "A REVIEW OF DATA ON JEWISH-AMERICANS " (1998) "By 1800, there were no more than 2500 Jews scattered throughout the U.S. "
Judaism USA 6,000 - - - 1820 Hertzberg, Arthur. The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History; New York: Simon & Schuster (1989); pg. 106. "In this great, first tide of immigration... between 1820 and 1860, their numbers in the United States increased from perhaps 6,000 to 150,000. "
Judaism USA - - 6
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- 1825 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 24. "In 1825 there were about a half-dozen active congregations in the U.S.; by 1848 there were about fifty, largely German Ashkenazic. "
Judaism USA 5,000 0.04% - - 1825 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 173. "...by 1825, when Jews in this country numbered some 5,000... By the 1820s the handful of Jews in the United States, some 5,000 out of a population of 13,000,000... "
Judaism USA 4,000 - - - 1826 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "Less than 4,000 Jews lived in the United Sates in 1826, at which time a substantial immigration began to arrive rom central Europe. "
Judaism USA 6,000 - - - 1826 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "Their [Jewish] numbers had risen to over 2,000 by the time of the American Revolution, and 6,000 by 1826. "
Judaism USA 7,000 - - - 1830 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: "World Jewish Population "
Judaism USA 50,000 - - - 1840 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "Figures climbed during the 1830s, reaching 50,000 in 1840 in 1840 and 150,000 in 1860; but even these comprised only a fraction of the total American population, one-half of one percent by 1877. "
Judaism USA 15,000 - - - 1840 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 23. "The American Jewish population was estimated at 15,000 in 1840, 50,000 in 1850, 150,000 in 1860, and 250,000 in 1880. "
Judaism USA 6,000 - - - 1840 Hertzberg, Arthur. The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History; New York: Simon & Schuster (1989); pg. 56. "...by 1840. The rate of assimilation had decreased, no doubt because by then there were already more Jews in the united States, at least three times as many as the two thousand of the 1780s. "
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- 1848 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 24. "In 1825 there were about a half-dozen active congregations in the U.S.; by 1848 there were about fifty, largely German Ashkenazic. "
Judaism USA 50,000 - - - 1850 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "Immigrants from Germany, as well as from other German-speaking areas of Europe, increased the size of America's Jewish population to 50,000 by 1850 and 150,000 only a decade later, pushing westward into cities such as Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, and St. Louis... "
Judaism USA 50,000 - - - 1850 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 23. "The American Jewish population was estimated at 15,000 in 1840, 50,000 in 1850, 150,000 in 1860, and 250,000 in 1880. "
Judaism USA - - 77
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- 1850 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 123-124. "By 1850 there were 77 Jewish congregations in 21 states; at the end of the century, more than 600 congregations with 1,000,000 members. "
Judaism USA 100,000 - - - 1855 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990); pg. 99. "From a population of around 100,000 in 1855, the number of Jews in the United States... "
Judaism USA 150,000 - - - 1860 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "Figures climbed during the 1830s, reaching 50,000 in 1840 in 1840 and 150,000 in 1860; but even these comprised only a fraction of the total American population, one-half of one percent by 1877. "
Judaism USA 150,000 - - - 1860 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "Immigrants from Germany, as well as from other German-speaking areas of Europe, increased the size of America's Jewish population to 50,000 by 1850 and 150,000 only a decade later, pushing westward into cities such as Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, and St. Louis... "
Judaism USA 150,000 - - - 1860 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 23. "The American Jewish population was estimated at 15,000 in 1840, 50,000 in 1850, 150,000 in 1860, and 250,000 in 1880. "
Judaism USA 150,000 - - - 1860 Hertzberg, Arthur. The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History; New York: Simon & Schuster (1989); pg. 106. "In this great, first tide of immigration... between 1820 and 1860, their numbers in the United States increased from perhaps 6,000 to 150,000. "
Judaism USA 405,000 - - - 1870 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 173. "By the 1820s the handful of Jews in the United States, some 5,000 out of a population of 13,000,000... From 1820 to 1870 between 200,000 and 400,000 Jews came to the United States, mostly from central Europe. "
Judaism USA 250,000 - - - 1870 Pastva, Loretta. Great Religions of the World; Winona, Minnesota: Saint Mary's Press, Christian Brothers Publications (1995) [9th printing. 1st printing in 1986]; pg. 165. "Between 1870 and 1940 the Jewish population in the United States rose from 0.25 million to 4.5 million people. "
Judaism USA 250,000 - - - 1875 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "Jewish population increased a hundredfold, from 2,500 to 250,000, between 1790 and the mid 1870s, with the largest increase coming after 1855. "
Judaism USA - 0.50% - - 1877 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "Figures climbed during the 1830s, reaching 50,000 in 1840 in 1840 and 150,000 in 1860; but even these comprised only a fraction of the total American population, one-half of one percent by 1877. "
Judaism USA - - 270
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- 1880 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 970. "... the number of synagogues grew from 170 in 1880 to 533 in 1890 (with over 130 in New York City alone), to 1,901 in 1916 and 3,100 in 1927. "
Judaism USA 250,000 - - - 1880 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 109. "With the Jewish community [in the U.S.] numbering nearly 250,000 by 1880, and a growing amount of it dispersed throughout the small cities of the Middle West... "
Judaism USA 275,000 0.55% - - 1880 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 153. "If one considers that in 1880 Jews numbered only 275,000 and comprised only 0.55 percent of the nation's inhabitants, their growth in numbers within the next few years was clearly dramatic. "
Judaism USA 250,000 - - - 1880 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 23. "The American Jewish population was estimated at 15,000 in 1840, 50,000 in 1850, 150,000 in 1860, and 250,000 in 1880. "
Judaism USA 250,000 - 270
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- 1880 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 44. "A Jewish community of a quarter-million could support a vast number of organizations. In addition to 270 congregations in 1880, there were Jewish philanthropic organizations, fraternal orders... "
Judaism USA 250,000 - - - 1880 *LINK* web page: "A REVIEW OF DATA ON JEWISH-AMERICANS " (1998) "By 1880, there were approximately 250,000 Jews in the U.S. "
Judaism USA 250,000 - - - 1881 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 267. "The U.S. Jewish population grew from about 250,000 in 1881 to 4.5 million by the late 192s to become the largest in the world. "
Judaism USA - - 533
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- 1890 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 970. "... the number of synagogues grew from 170 in 1880 to 533 in 1890 (with over 130 in New York City alone), to 1,901 in 1916 and 3,100 in 1927. "
Judaism USA - - 553
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- 1890 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 62. "In 1880 there were 270 synagogues in this country; by 1890 there were 553; by 1906, 1,769; and in 1916, 1,901. Almost all the new synagogues were those started by East European Jews, and there were perhaps scores or hundreds more that no census reached. "
Judaism USA 937,000 - - - 1897 Kertzer, Morris N. & Lawrence A. Hoffman. What is a Jew (New & Completely Revised Ed.); New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1993); pg. xxviii. "...the U.S., which saw its first Jewish settlers in 1654, had barely a million Jews at the turn of the century (937,000 in 1897). "
Judaism USA 1,500,000 2.00% - - 1900 1996 Britannica Book of the Year Table: Non-Christian Religious Adherents in the United States
Judaism USA 1,000,000 - 600
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- 1900 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 123-124. "By 1850 there were 77 Jewish congregations in 21 states; at the end of the century, more than 600 congregations with 1,000,000 members. "


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