3. The average household size for Orthodox Jews is higher than any other denomination.
4. 48% of those raised Orthodox are currently Orthodox and “they are much younger, on average, and tend to have much larger families than the overall Jewish population [which] suggests that their share of the Jewish population will grow,” Pew reports.
6. The percentage of Jews with a non-Jewish spouse has stayed the same since 2000.
9. Remembering the Holocaust is cited as an essential part of being Jewish more frequently than anything else.
11. 34% said someone can still be Jewish if they believe Jesus was the messiah.
13. Most say they are “somewhat” or “very attached” emotionally to Israel, and 43% say they have been there.
15. 19% of Jews who say they aren’t religious still go to High Holiday services.
16. 16% of Jews who consider themselves Jewish by religion say they do not believe in God.
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