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Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Area Jewish Population Study’

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City of Detroit: A Place To Work, But Not Live

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The city of Detroit is now the work destination for more…

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Do You Pull Your Punches When Talking About Israel?

Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study 70% of Jewish Detroiters talked with other Detroit area Jews in the past year about the political situation in Israel. Of those, 40% said that they frequently or sometimes hesitate to express their views because they might cause tensions with other Jews in Detroit. Discussion Questions In the past…

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The Children Are Our Future

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The Detroit Jewish community is nationally recognized for its programs and…

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Is There More Anti-Semitism In Detroit Today Than In 2015?

The responses to the 2018 Detroit Jewish Community Study may surprise you. How much anti-Semitism would you say there is in the Detroit area? Well, compared to the 2005 Detroit Jewish Community Study – the last comprehensive one undertaken – it’s actually less today. The recently released 2018 study shows that 45% of respondents perceive…

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Guest Column: Best of Both Worlds and Our Future

Maddie was a state champion in debate; Seth was an AIPAC intern; and Hannah works for Microsoft while Yoni is at Google. Laurenne recently completed her service in the IDF as a Lone Soldier; Robert was elected ninth-grade class president at Cranbrook; Lily’s poem on school shootings was published nationally last year when she was…

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Image shows party affiliations with blue hands raised for democrats 51%, white hands for independents 34% and red hands for republicans 15%, the results from the Jewish Population Study showing disproportional political impact in Detroit

Publisher’s Notebook: The Contours of Our Jewish Community

Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study A stable population of 71,500 Jews in 31,500 Jewish households, but with significant demographic shifts beneath the surface that provide challenge and opportunity for the Detroit area Jewish community. That would be the summary finding of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study when compared to similar studies completed in…

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Misconduct Alleged

JTA and JN Staff Sociologist faces sexual harassment accusations. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the leading Reform seminary, has opened a Title IX investigation against well-known Jewish sociologist Steven M. Cohen, Ph.D., after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. The allegations, published July 19 in an extensive investigative article by the New York…

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