National Jewish Population Study

Fast-Growing 'Nones' Seen Reshaping Jewish Community

Pew survey finds 22 percent of Jews now claim no religion; Jewish identity cast in more cultural terms.
09/29/2013 - 20:00
Managing Editor

American Jews are losing faith — in religion, that is. More than one in five Jews, 22 percent, now say they have no religion. And as U.S. Jews overall pull away from formal expressions of Judaism, they are upending traditional notions of Jewish identity and what it means to be a Jew today.

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