Our Community

Greater Boston's Jewish community is a growing, evolving place. That's why every 10 years we commission an in-depth community study to understand our challenges, seek new opportunities and learn where support is needed. Read about our community as defined in the newly released 2015 study. Or read the CJP Overview to see how we plan to address these findings.

The 2015 Greater Boston Jewish Community Study

Learn about the changes in our community since the last study 10 years ago—re-urbanization, significant shifts in denominational affiliation, broad-based Israel travel (74 percent of all young adults!) and an array of engagement patterns. 

Read the CJP Overview

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2008 Strategic Plan

Learn about CJP's Strategic Plan and how we are bringing it to life.

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2008 Subcommittee Reports

These reports offer insight and direction into CJP's three priorities:

2005 Intermarried Families and Their Children Report

Learn how intermarried families in Greater Boston are raising their children.

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2005 Community Study Report

Learn about the increase in the Jewish population in 2005, and how specific challenges impacted Boston's Jewish community.

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National Jewish Population Study (NJPS)

The NJPS 2000-01 is a representative survey of Jews in the U.S. sponsored by JFNA and the Jewish federation system.

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Additional Studies

Find additional studies of American Jewish communities at the North American Jewish Data Bank.