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Jewish Community Study Methodology

The Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011 is based on 5,993 telephone interviews conducted between February 8, 2011, and July 10, 2011, with randomly selected Jewish households in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester. In keeping with best-practice standards in survey research, here we detail the methods used in the Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011.

Methodology (PDF)
Detailed description of the research process, sampling design, and weighting and estimation process; sampling and survey response error; and assessment of the comparability of the 1991, 2002, and 2011 New York Jewish community studies.

Screening Questions (PDF)
These questions were asked during an initial screening interview designed to identify Jewish and non-Jewish households.

Main Questionnaire (PDF)
This survey was administered to all households identified as Jewish in the initial screening interview.

Survey Marketing

The following promotional materials were used during the fielding of the study.

Frequently Asked Questions

From The Jewish Week:"Who We Are In 2011: A Big-Tent Census Count" (PDF)

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