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News Brief

June 17, 2003
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New York’s overall Jewish population has remained stable in the past decade, but the number of poor Jews has doubled. These are among the major findings of the UJA-Federation of New York’s Jewish Community Study of New York, the first in-depth demographic look at the area since 1991. Covering New York City, Westchester County and Long Island’s Nassau and Suffolk counties, the study found 1.4 million Jews in that area, with 244,000 living below the poverty line — double the number from the last study.

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