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Statistics one-pager on Jews of Color and Multiracial Jewish Families

12-15% of U.S. Jews are Jews of Color. That's 1 Million of us. 1 in 7 young adult Jews identify as non-white or multiracial. 80% surveyed have experienced discrimination in Jewish settings. 17% of American Jewish families are multiracial. 46% of respondents said talking about the experience of being a JoC with other JoC is very important to them. Expressions of Jewish identity that are "very important" to respondents: Tikkun Olam 76%, L'dor Vador 67%, Honoring ancestors 66%. 65% believe American Jewish leaders are either poorly or very poorly addressing racism in the U.S. Jewish community. REFERENCES Beyond the Count: Perspectives and Lived Experiences of Jews of Color, Jews of Color Initiative. Counting Inconsistencies: An Analysis of American Jewish Population Studies, with a focus on Jews of Color. Jewish Americans in 2020, Pew Research Center. Pew Research Center estimates 8-17% of U.S. Jews are Jews of Color. Unlocking the Future of Jewish Engagement, Atlantic 57. Atlantic 57 estimates that 1 in 7 young adult Jews identify as non-white or multiracial


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Date Posted

September 2023


Jews of Color Initiative