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Jerusalem and the Jewish People: Unity and Division

Total number of participants and discussion groups of the Institute:
Groups: 45
Participants: 551
Number of groups facilitated by the Institute: 32
Number of groups locally facilitated: 13

Number of participants in Dialogue, by country:
Country Number of participants
North America 380
Brazil 63
Australia 69
Israel 18
Europe 21

 

Distribution by gender:
Men: 51%
Women: 49%
(General distribution of Jewish men / women in the USA: 52% / 48%)[1]

Religious composition (USA only): Comparison between Dialogue participants and the Jewish population (according to PEW)
  2017 Dialogue (USA only) 2016 Dialogue (USA only) 2015 Dialogue (USA only) PEW (USA only)
Reform 27% 33% 20% 35%
Conservative 45% 38% 42% 18%
Orthodox 17% 15% 12% 10%
Other 11% 13% 16% 36%

 

Visits to Israel: Comparison of Dialogue participants with data on all Jews in the USA
  JPPI 2017 Dialogue PEW (USA only)
Visited Israel 97.4% 43%
Visited more than once 92.1% 23%

 

Age: comparing dialogues
   2017 Dialogue (all) 2016 Dialogue (All) 2015 Dialogue (All) PEW (USA)
18-29 7% 28% 27% 20%
30-49 25% 25% 21% 28%
50-64 35% 28% 25% 27%
65+ 29% 19% 19% 24%

[1] Pew, May 2015: http://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/gender-composition

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