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New Report Lists 5,500,000 Jews in U.s.a., 4,079 Houses of Worship

The United States now has 4,079 synagogues and temples, according to a report on various religious affiliations in the country, issued here today by the National Council of Churches.

Basing its Jewish figures on data obtained from the Synagogue Council of America, the National Council listed 4,400,000 Jewish persons as affiliated with synagogues and temples. Jewish “clergymen” were said in the report to number 3,965 currently in the United States.