American Jews

community in the United States

American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion or ethnicity.

American Jews
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Canadian and American Jews as percentage of population by state/province
Total population
Regions with significant populations
New York metropolitan area, Greater Los Angeles, Baltimore-Washington, Chicagoland, Cleveland, Miami, Philadelphia area, San Francisco Bay Area, Atlanta Area, Greater Boston, Saint Louis Area
 United States7,600,000[2]
Judaism (35% Reform, 18% Conservative, 10% Orthodox, 6% others, 30% Non-denomination), irreligious, atheists, etc.[4]
Related ethnic groups
Israeli Americans


  1. Sheskin, Dashefsky, Ira, Arnold (December 22, 2021). American Jewish Year Book 2020 The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities Since 1899. Springer International Publishing. ISBN 9783030787059.
  2. Forman, Ethan. "New Brandeis study estimates 7.6 million Jews living in U.S." Jewish Journal. Jewish Journal. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  3. Harpaz, Yossi; Herzog, Ben (June 2018). "REPORT ON CITIZENSHIP LAW: ISRAEL" (PDF). Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies: 10. Retrieved 2020-05-21. The number of U.S. dual citizens in Israel has been estimated at close to 300,000, while the number of French dual citizens is about 100,000.
  4. "Israel versus the Jews". The Economist. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.