Published on August 1, 2014
There are about 5.5 million Jewish individuals in the U.S. today, with 12% of them keeping kosher, according to Rabbi Horowitz. Rabbi Kassel Abelson, chairman of the Law Committee, said his committee has left it up to “individual rabbis to make the decision about where to eat.” the Reform Movement is in no way critical of those who choose to eat in non-kosher restaurants,” says Rabbi Jeffrey Wolfson Goldwasser. According to the Jewish Federation of North America, Relative to the total U.S. population, Jews are more highly educated, have more prestigious jobs and earn higher household incomes. The distribution of household income among Jews, especially at the high end of the income scale, reflects their relatively high education levels and high status jobs. More than one-third of Jewish households (34%) report income over $75,000, compared to 17% of all U.S. households. CALL DAVE at THE JEWISH WORLD newspaper to Advertise and reach the Capital Region's Jewish Community by Direct-Mail. CALL (518) 344-7018 Ext. 307 or Direct at: (518) 312-4751.