Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Deepening Jewish-Christian collaboration

(JNS) — Results from a Wall Street Journal-NORC poll released this year confirmed that Americans are deviating from religious faith. The study found 39 percent percent of those surveyed said that religion was “very important” to them, a sharp decline from the 62 percent who felt the same 25 years ago.

A schism within the Jewish community appears to be emerging as a result of this trend. According to the Pew Research Center’s latest analysis of Jewish Americans, young adults are much more likely than those 65 and older to identify as either Orthodox or unaffiliated.

Thus, the Jewish community s...

 

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