American Jews

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American Jews
Jewish population in the USA and Canada.png
North American Jews as % of population by state/province
Total population

1.7–2.6% of total U.S. population, 2012[1]
Enlarged population (includes full or partial Jewish ancestry)

Regions with significant populations
New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Baltimore–Washington
 United States5.4–8.3 million
Judaism (35% Reform, 18% Conservative, 10% Orthodox, 6% others, 30% Non-denomination)[3]

American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who were Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity or nationally.

References[change | change source]

  1. 2012 U.S. Census Bureau estimate
  2. Maltz, Judy (August 27, 2015). "60,000 American Jews Live in the West Bank, New Study Reveals". Haaretz. Retrieved January 2, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Israel versus the Jews". The Economist. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)