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Group Where Number
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total
pop.
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congreg./
churches/
units
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countries
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Notes
Judaism world 13,866,000 0.24% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1996 "
Judaism world 15,000,000 - - - 1996 Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996); pg. 202. "their numbers are relatively small today--only about 15 million "
Judaism world 18,000,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Statistics of Muslims in the USA and around the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998] "WORLD '96: 1,800 million Christans 1,780 million Muslims 0,018 million; Jews; The Muslim population is growing at rate 3% a year, while Christianity is dropping to 2.6% a year... " [The many spelling errors were on the original web page, and not a mistake by Adherents.com. This web site is obviously presenting erroneous, highly inflated figures for Muslims.]
Judaism world 17,822,000 0.30% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Judaism " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "
Judaism world 18,200,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* "From: p.west@mailbox.uq.edu.au (Peter B. West); Newsgroups: aus.religion, aus.religion.christian, alt.christnet.theology; Subject: Re: Anglicans, Catholics, Buddhists?; Date: Mon, 07 Apr 1997 " [Orig. source: "From 'The Public Square' by Richard John Neuhaus (1997); First Things 70 (Feb. 1997): 58-74. http://www.firstthings.com/ "] "Barrett... says that in 1900 there were 12.2 million Jews, 15.5 mil. in 1970, 18.2 mil. at present, & he projects that there will be 25.5 million in the year 2025... 'Half of all nations in the world enumerate religious Jews & ethnic Jews in their decennial population censuses, & I have records of them all going back 140 years. Polls, partial censuses, sociological studies... [he] includes adherents of 'Jewish sects..., crypto-Jews... Black Jews, Black Hebrews, African groups like the Bayahuda in Uganda, & Asian groups like the Cochin Jews in Kerala & the Bney Israel in Bombay.' "
Judaism world 14,117,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Organized Religions in the World "; (Rank: 6)
Judaism world 12,800,000 - - - 1997 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. 10 to 11. "There are 12.8 million Jews living worldwide. Almost 47% live in North America, 34% in Israel, and 14% in Europe and Russia. "
Judaism world 15,000,000 0.25% - - 1997 *LINK* web page: "Major Religions of the World "; web site: "Supporting Materials: Culture " (Slippery Rock Univ., PA). (viewed 31 Aug. 1999). Last revised 23 June 1999. "Judaism... Numbered 12 million in 1900 (0.8% or world) and 15 million in 1997 (0.25% of world). "
Judaism world 13,500,000 0.24% - - 1997 Zeman, Anne & Kate Kelly. Everything You Need to Know About Geography Homework. New York: Irving Place Press/Scholastic Reference (1997); pg. 69. "Judaism: Begun about 1300 B.C. among the Hebrew people in the Middle East... Today, Judaism is practiced by 13,500,000 people throughout the world, primarily in Israel, Europe, and the United States. "
Judaism world 15,000,000 - - - 1998 "The Palestinian Story: An Interview with Naim Ateek " in Christian Century (June 17-24, 1998); pg. 609. "According to Jewish statistics, Jews number 14 to 15 million [worldwide]. "
Judaism world 14,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* "Top 10 Organized Religions in the World " in Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 4, 1998, page B2. Table, with 2 columns: Religion, Members: "Christianity, 1.9 billion; Islam 1.1 billion; Hinduism, 781 mil.; Buddhism, 324 mil.; Sikhism, 19 mil.; Judaism, 14 mil.; Baha'ism, 6.1 mil.; Confucianism, 5.3 mil.; Jainism, 4.9 mil.; Shintoism, 2.8 mil. "
Judaism world 14,111,000 0.24% - - 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Source: 1999 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 695. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1998 "; "Jews: Adherents of Judaism "
Judaism world 15,050,000 - - - 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 "; world total shown
Judaism world 15,050,000 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Organized Religious Groups in the World "; Rank: #10
Judaism world 14,785,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* DAWN Fridayfax 1998 #26: research conducted by David Bogosian, Research Director of the 'US Center for World Mission': "Over 130,000 Messianic Jews " there are 14,785,000 people who consider themselves Jews, spread across 81 countries. 17 nations have a Jewish minority of over 50,000.
Judaism world 14,000,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 266. "The United States is home to 5.8 million Jews, the largest Jewish population found in any single country and nearly half the world's 14 million Jews. "
Judaism world 13,000,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 776. "The total number of Traditional-Orthodox Jews worldwide is estimated at over 650,000, out of a total Jewish population of about 13 million. "
Judaism world 13,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) The estimated strength of World Jewry today is little more than 13 million. We say "estimated " not just because of the traditional Jewish reluctance to count its people, but also because of the impossible task of reaching out to so many unaffiliated Jews
Judaism world 12,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "All Faiths Press "; web page: "Judaism " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) "12 million worldwide, over half in the U.S. "
Judaism world 17,822,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Mike Croghan's Religion Page "; web page: "Judaism " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999; viewed & URL updated 1 July 1999) Table: "Table of Faiths "
Judaism world 14,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance -
Judaism world 18,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998) [Original sources: J.W. Wright, Editor, The Universal Almanac, 1996, Andrews & McMeel, Kansas City. Greg H. Parsons, Executive Director, "U.S. Center for World Mission, " Pasadena, CA; quoted in Zondervan News Service, 1997-FEB-21.] Table: "Number of Adherents of World Religions "
Judaism world - - - - 1999 Jacobs, Louis. Oxford Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (1999); pg. 111. "Jew: The English word 'Jew' is derived from the Latin which, in turn, is based on the Hebrew word Yehudi, meaning 'from the tribe of Judah' (Judah = Yehudah). From the time of Jeroboam's revolt, the division came about between the Northern Kingdom, called 'Israel', and the Southern Kingdom of the House of David. The latter was located in Judaea, the territory of the tribe of Judah. After the conquest of the Northern Kingdom by the Assyrians, the ten tribes were carried away and all the members of the people, wherever they were found and whatever their origin, adopted the name 'Judah', hence the name 'the Jews.' " [More.]
Judaism world - - - 125
countries
1999 *LINK* web page "Baha'is of Flemington, New Jersey, U.S.A. " Table under heading "...and where are the Baha'is? " [Shows number of countries major religions are in.]
Judaism world 25,500,000 - - - 2025 *LINK* "From: p.west@mailbox.uq.edu.au (Peter B. West); Newsgroups: aus.religion, aus.religion.christian, alt.christnet.theology; Subject: Re: Anglicans, Catholics, Buddhists?; Date: Mon, 07 Apr 1997 " [Orig. source: "From 'The Public Square' by Richard John Neuhaus (1997); First Things 70 (Feb. 1997): 58-74. http://www.firstthings.com/ "] "Barrett... says that in 1900 there were 12.2 million Jews, 15.5 mil. in 1970, 18.2 mil. at present, & he projects that there will be 25.5 million in the year 2025... 'Half of all nations in the world enumerate religious Jews & ethnic Jews in their decennial population censuses, & I have records of them all going back 140 years. Polls, partial censuses, sociological studies... [he] includes adherents of 'Jewish sects..., crypto-Jews... Black Jews, Black Hebrews, African groups like the Bayahuda in Uganda, & Asian groups like the Cochin Jews in Kerala & the Bney Israel in Bombay.' "
Judaism Wyoming 330 0.07% 2
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 Wyoming - 0.00% - - 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 Wyoming - 0.10% - - 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. "; [Fewer than 500 Jews]
Judaism Wyoming - 1.00% - - 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 Yemen 44,000 - - - 1947 Kertzer, Morris N. & Lawrence A. Hoffman. What is a Jew (New & Completely Revised Ed.); New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1993); pg. 9. "In 1948-49, 'Operation Magic Carpet' airlifted forty-four thousand persecuted Yemenite Jews into Israel... " [Based on this, there must have been at least 44,000 Jews in Yemen prior to 1948. Other sources indicate today there are still many there (estimates range from 800 to 9,000), so while 44,000 is a minimal figure, it probably accounted for the majority of Jews in Yemen at the time.]
Judaism Yemen 9,000 - - - 1990 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 9/15/90 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "PRAY FOR A CHURCH AMONG THE 2000 - 9000 JEWS OF NORTH YEMEN "
Judaism Yemen 800 - - - 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 Yemen - - - - 1999 Jacobs, Louis. Oxford Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (1999); pg. 306. "Yemen: Country in south-west Arabia, Teman in Hebrew. The Jewish community of the Yemen claimed to be the oldest Diaspora community in the world, going back, according to legend, to the dispersal after the destruction of the Temple in 586 BCE. At all events, the ancient Yemenite community lived a distinctive life remote from other Jewish communities with its own liturgical rites, its own pronunciation of Hebrew (oddly enough, similar in some respects to that of Lithuanian Jews), and its own customs. The Yemenite Jews earned their living in a variety of occupations but were renowned especially as goldsmiths and silversmiths. Generally speaking, the Yemenite Jews were treated fairly well by the Islamic rulers, although they suffered periods of adversity and, at times, religious persecution. "
Judaism Yugoslavia 75,000 0.60% - - 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 Yugoslavia 1,008 0.01% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Yugoslavia.com "; web page: "Population: Religion " (viewed 30 Jan. 1999). [Orig. source: Source: Federal Bureau of Statistics, 1991., Veroispovest, volume 2 - 1993.] table "Religion "; based on self-identification of religious preference.; Listed in table as "Judaic "
Judaism Yugoslavia 2,500 - - - 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 Yugoslavia 3,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Gruber, Ruth Ellen (Religion News Service). "Jews Weather NATO Bombing by Closing Ranks With Milosevic's Backers " in Salt Lake Tribune (Saturday, 24 April 1999). "NATO's war against Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has placed Yugoslavia's 3,000 Jews in the same crisis conditions as those faced by their Serb Christian neighbors. "
Judaism Yukon - - - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), [Source: Canadian Census]; pg. 186. "In 1991, 43.1% of the population--or about 12,000 people--was Protestant... There were less than 100 people each of the following: Eastern Orthodox, Jews, Moslems, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Hindus. "
Judaism Yukon - 0.00% - - 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 Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo) 1,000 0.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 135-136. "Location: Egypt; Population: 60 million "; Pg. 136: "There are fewer than 1,000 Jews in Egypt. "
Judaism Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo) 320 - - - 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 Zimbabwe 925 - - - 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 - affiliated Canada 350,000 - 250
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997). [Orig. sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 653. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Judaism - affiliated Canada 250,000 - 270
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Orig. sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 694. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Jewish congregations
Judaism - affiliated Germany 40,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religionswissenschaftlicher Medien- und Informationsdienst e.V. " [REMID: Religious Studies Media and Information Service, Marburg, Germany]; web page: "Informationen und Standpunkte " (viewed 2 Aug. 1999). Table: "Religious communities in Germany: Numbers of members " [data published July, 1999]; Listed as "Jüdische Gemeinden " in table. Source: REMID. Listed in "Judaism " section.
Judaism - affiliated New York: New York City 734,400 - - - 1983 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993); pg. 47. "Synagogue membership serves as a tangible, although relatively passive, measure of religious participation... in cities as diverse as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York, Denver, and Boston, synagogue membership hovered at about 40% in the mid-1980s. " [Other source indicated 1,836,000 Jews in New York City in 1983.]
Judaism - affiliated USA 250,000 - - - 1885 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 970. "... 1885... approximately 250,000 Jews then associated with the synagogues (or temples) of America. "
Judaism - affiliated USA 1,500,000 - - - 1937 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 105. "all three together [Reform, Conservative & Orthodox congregations] could count as members and their families between one and one and a half million Jews, between one-fourth and one-third of all the Jews in the country. "
Judaism - affiliated USA 1,500,000 - 700
units
- 1955 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 976. "In the mid-1950s it was estimated that about half of the country's 5.5 million Jews were religiously affiliated, and that about a third of them were associated with somewhat over 700 Orthodox synagogues. Orthodox strength was declining, but not rapidly. "
Judaism - affiliated USA 2,250,000 - - - 1955 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 976. "In the mid-1950s it was estimated that about half of the country's 5.5 million Jews were religiously affiliated, and that about a third of them were associated with somewhat over 700 Orthodox synagogues. Orthodox strength was declining, but not rapidly. "
Judaism - affiliated USA 4,000,000 - - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 148. "Among the approximately four million U.S. synagogue members (out of a total U.S. Jewish population of 5.2 million), some 40% are Orthodox, 30% Conservative and 30% Reform. "
Judaism - affiliated USA 3,750,000 - - - 1960 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 195. "Estimates of synagogue membership vary all the way from 2,000,000 to 3,750,000. But all agree that membership is increasing, particularly in the growing suburban communities. "
Judaism - affiliated USA 2,880,000 0.96% - - 1971 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993); pg. 48. "Compared with the 48% of American Jews found to have been synagogue members in the 1971 national survey, a Gallup poll conducted in 1987 found that only 44% of Jews surveyed claimed synagogue affiliation. " [Other sources indicate Jews were 6 million, or 2% of total U.S. pop. in 1971]
Judaism - affiliated USA 5,775,000 - - - 1979 Carmody, Denise Lardner & John Tully Carmody. Western Ways to the Center: An Introduction to Western Religions; Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co. (1983); pg. 122. Table: "Membership Data on Major American Religious Groups [1979] "
Judaism - affiliated USA - - - - 1985 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993); pg. 47. "Synagogue membership serves as a tangible, although relatively passive, measure of religious participation. In communities as diverse as the Twin Cities, Seattle, and Nashville, close to 80% of Jews claim current synagogue membership; by contrast, in Los Angeles and Phoenix, synagogue membership is confined to a quarter and a third of the Jewish populations, relatively; and in cities as diverse as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York, Denver, and Boston, synagogue membership hovered at about 40% in the mid-1980s. "
Judaism - affiliated USA - 0.90% - - 1987 Podell, Janet (ed.). Religion in American Life; New York: H. W. Wilson Company (1987); pg. 13. USA: "45% of Jews say they are members of a synagogue. " Jews cited as being 2% of U.S. pop., so affiliated is 0.9% of U.S. pop.] "Ofcourse, many Americans who say they are church members are effectively unchurched because of lack of involvement... "
Judaism - affiliated USA 2,200,000 0.96% - - 1987 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993); pg. 48. "Compared with the 48% of American Jews found to have been synagogue members in the 1971 national survey, a Gallup poll conducted in 1987 found that only 44% of Jews surveyed claimed synagogue affiliation. " [Other sources indicate Jews were about 5 million, or 2% of total U.S. pop. in 1987]
Judaism - affiliated USA 5,981,000 - 3,416
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 248-255. Table 2: US Current Stats. (# of adherents from "inclusive membership " column, not sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "Jewish organizations. "
Judaism - affiliated USA 2,907,000 - - - 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 124. "Today 5,814,000 American Jews have a widely varying synagogue membership (approximately 50%). "
Judaism - affiliated USA 5,900,000 - - - 1990 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992); pg. 186. "The 5.9 million members of Jewish religious organizations listed in the 1990 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches were a slight decline from the previous year's figures. "
Judaism - affiliated USA - - - - 1990 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993); pg. 48. "...the 1990 national survey found that only 41% of entirely Jewish households were currently members of synagogues and that the other types of Jewish families had even lower rates of affiliation. "
Judaism - affiliated world - - - - 1977 Bermant, Chaim. The Jews. New York: NY Times Books (1977); pg. 14. "Thus, for example, the majority of Jews still belong to a synagogue (though only a minority attend them), and even those who don't will take care to receive the last rites through a Jewish burial society and will be buried in consecrated ground. "
Judaism - attend at least monthly USA 900,000 0.81% - - 1947 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 114. "In 1947, a national public opinion poll had shown that 18% of Jewish respondents attended service once a month (the comparative figures were 65% for Protestants and 85% for Catholics). " [Other sources show Jewish U.S. pop. for 1948 at 5 million, or 4.5%. 4.5% * 18% = 0.81%; 5 million * 18% = 900,000]
Judaism - attend at least monthly USA 1,374,720 0.58% - - 1983 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches 52 (1985), pp. 283-84.]; pg. 48. "According to national surveys of American religious behavior, 24% of American Jews said they had attended synagogue during the previous month... " [Other sources indicate Jews at 5,728,000, or 2.4% of total pop. in 1983]
Judaism - attend frequently USA - - - - 1985 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993); pg. 48. "According to national surveys of American religious behavior, 24% of American Jews said they had attended synagogue during the previous month... By contrast, surveys conducted under Jewish auspices in the 1980s found that in hardly any of the communities for which data are available do anywhere near this percentage of Jews claim to attend synagogue 'frequently'--a response sometimes interpreted to mean weekly attendance and sometimes attendance at least once a month. "


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