JEWISH POPULATION

JEWISH POPULATION


Top 10 Largest National
Jewish Populations


Rank



Nation



Number

1

USA


5,602,000

2


Israel


4,390,000

3


Russia


1,450,000

4


France


640,000

5


Canada


350,000

6


United Kingdom


320,000

7


Argentina


250,000

8


Brazil


150,000

9


Australia


92,000

10


South Africa


70,000

 

Most Jewish U.S.
StatesTop 10 U.S. States With Highest Proportion of Jews in the Population, 1995


Rank


State


Percent


Number

1

New York

9.10%

1,654,000

2

New Jersey

5.50

436,000

3

Florida

4.60

641,000

4

Washington, D.C.

4.50

2,000

5

Massachusetts

4.40

268,000

6

Maryland

4.20

211,000

7

Connecticut

3.00

97,000

8

California

2.90

922,000

9

Pennsylvania

2.70

330,000

10

Illinois

2.30

268,000

 

 

 

 

Differences
in practice and belief between the branches of Judaism are compared in



this chart

by Gilbert Rosenthal.


Major Branches of Judaism

(very rough estimates)



Branch



Number of Adherents


Conservative


4,500,000


Unaffiliated and Secular


4,500,000


Reform


3,750,000


Orthodox


2,000,000


Reconstructionist


150,000

 

  

  Source:

www.adherents.com

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