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  6/25/2008, Sivan 22, 5768

New Study Claims US Jews Have Reasons to Be Proud

A new study by the renowned Pew public opinions institute reveals some good news regarding the Jewish community in America. US Jews tend to be more educated, long-lived and wealthier as well as more socially-conscious.

Jews in the US were at the second highest percentage of people over the age of 65 (22 percent) as well as of those holding post-graduate degrees (35 percent). They also made more money than the average US citizen (46 percent of Jews in the US make more than $100,000 a year), and more than half of them said they believe the US should continue to be involved in world affairs.