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2012

New Study Illuminates Hardship Facing Jewish Elderly Across the FSU, eJewish Philanthropy, November 15, 2012

Young, Jewish and Going to Israel, The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 2012

NewsBirthright's Effect Still Strong Years After Trip, The Jewish Week, November 1, 2012

Mazal tov! The Jerusalem Post, Leonard Saxe, October 31, 2012

The Impact of Taglit-Birthright Israel: 2012 Update, eJewish Philanthropy, October 23, 2012

Academics examine Vitamin B10 – Birthright’s secret, Jerusalem Post, May 29, 2012

Young Israelis get Jewish identity boost from Birthright too, Haaretz, May 26, 2012 

Going the Distance, Jewish Ideas Daily, April 27, 2012

U.S. Jews are not fuggeding about aliyah, Haaretz, April 25, 2012

'Voices' Divided Over Israel, The Jewish Week, April 17, 2012

So far, so good, The Times of Israel, April 2, 2012

Peter Beinart's False Prophecy, Tablet Magazine, March 26, 2012

U.S. Jews' donations to Israel double in past 20 years, study shows, Haaretz, March 25, 2012

Who Cares about Israel?, Mishpacha, March 19, 2012

Diaspora Divided, Jewish Review of Books, No. 9, Spring 2012

Volunteering and Young Jewish Young Adults, ejewishphilanthropy, March 1, 2012

Research shows no link between political views and emotional ties to Israel,’ Interview with Ted Sasson,  Rosner's Domain Jewish Journal, February 24, 2012

The End of Jews "Distancing" from Israel? (Yeah, right), Rosner's Domain | Jewish Journal, February 14, 2012

Study: Jewish Numbers on Rise, Jewish Advocate, February 3, 2012

Create Tax for Jewish Education, Leonard Saxe, The Forward, February 3, 2012

U.S. Jewish Population Pegged at 6 Million, The Forward, January 17, 2012

Engaging Jewish Teens, Leonard Saxe, ejewishphilanthropy, January 3, 2012

 

2011

Engaging Teens Through A Jewish Service Corps, Leonard Saxe, The Jewish Week, December 27, 2011

Our World: Tom Friedman’s losing battle, The Jerusalem Post, December 19, 2011

Is Intermarriage on the Decline?, The Jewish Week, November 22, 2011

Who Are American Jews?, Leonard Saxe, Forward, November 3, 2011

Jewish Professional versus Jewish Demographers, The Jerusalem Post, November 3, 2011

Is the "distancing discourse" an active driver of "distancing?" (Part 2), The Jerusalem Post, October 25, 2011

How Many US Jews and Who Cares, The Jewish Week, October 25, 2011

Notes on Socio-Demography Conference (Part 1), The Jerusalem Post, October 24, 2011

Socio-Demography Conference Opens Today, ejewishphilanthropy, October 23, 2011

The Jews We Leave Behind, Leonard Saxe, Jewish Advocate Special Section "What's New in Jewish Education," Summer/Fall 2011

Birthright Israel: As Political as Chopped Liver, Leonard Saxe and Jeffrey Solomon, Jewish Week, July 19, 2011

Values and Volunteering, ejewishphilanthropy, July 15, 2011

Getting Birthright Wrong, Jewish Ideas Daily, July 6, 2011

Poll finds young Jews love to volunteer - But not through Jewish groups, Forward, June 29, 2011

The Court Jews of the 21st Century: ‘Confessions' of ex-Zionists dehumanize Israelis and delegitimize Israel, The Jerusalem Post, June 28, 2011

Many young Jews volunteer but rarely in faith projects, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 24, 2011

Study says Jews volunteer, but not because of 'Jewish' values, The Christian Century, June 24, 2011

Study on Jewish young adults finds service not related to Jewish identity, ejewishphilanthropy, June 23, 2011

Poll: Among young Jews, activism driven more by universal values than religion, CNN, June 23, 2011

Is volunteering Jewish?, Jewish Week, June 23, 2011

Young Jews love to volunteer, though not for Jewish organizations, Forward, June 23, 2011

Study: Young Jews volunteer, but don't connect it to Judaism, JTA, June 22, 2011

Ten Years Later, Birthright Still Reaching Young Jews, Jewish Week, May 24, 2011

Limud by the Lake Revisited, ejewishphilanthropy, April 8, 2011

Study: Birthright Alumni Better Israel Advocates, Marry Jewish, JTA, March 17, 2011

Gauging Birthight's Effect, Jewish Week, February 17, 2011

Repair and Reflection: Service Learning and Our World, ejewishphilanthropy, February 3, 2011

What We Can Learn from Gabby Gifford's, Leonard Saxe, Forward, January 12, 2011

2010

The Growth of American Jewry, Leonard Saxe, Jerusalem Post Magazine, December 27, 2010

Jewish Continuity? Visit Israel, Jerusalem Post, December 23, 2010

New Study Finds More Jews in the United States than Previously Thought, Forward, December 23, 2010

U.S. Jewish Population Larger than Thought, Survey Shows, JTA, December 22, 2010

Engaging Diaspora Jewry in Support of Israel, Leonard Saxe, Jerusalem Post Magazine, December 14, 2010

'JData' to Hook Up Education Players, The Jewish Week, October 12, 2010

JDate for Institutions, Tablet, October 11, 2010

A Jewish Data Revolution, The Fundermentalist, JTA, October 11, 2010

Counting American Jewry, Op-Ed, JTA, October 4, 2010

A Parting of Ways? Sh'ma, September, 2010

The Hot Topic: Reports of Demise, Makom, Haaretz, September 6, 2010

American Jews 'Still Connected' to Israel, Jerusalem Post, September 5, 2010

Poll: US Jews 'still connected' to Israel, Ynet News, September 4, 2010

Brandeis Study on American Jewry's Attitudes to Israel, Contentions, Commentary Magazine, September 3, 2010

The Power of Jewish Camping, Jewish Week, September 3, 2010

Study: US Jews Still Support Israel, Arutz Sheva, September 2, 2010

Study: US Jews Are Not Growing Disenchanted With Israel, Haaretz, September 2, 2010

American Jews Remain Attached to Israel, Study Shows, JTA, September 2, 2010

Survey Says Young Jews Do Care About Israel, Forward, September 1, 2010

Free Israel Tours Bolster Ties with Young Jews, Boston Globe, August 26, 2010

Estimates of Religious Populations Require a Bit of Faith, Wall Street Journal, August 14, 2010

Elusive Numbers, U.S. Population by Religion, Wall Street Journal (The Numbers Guy Blog), August 13, 2010

The Myth of Alienation and Apathy, The Forward, June 9, 2010

Focus Groupies, Slate, June 8, 2010

Wrong Numbers, Tablet Magazine, May 28, 2010

Changing Images Muddy Picture of Zionism/Israel, The Jewish Week, May 26, 2010

Curing the Israel Estrangement Syndrome, Foreign Policy, May 21, 2010

Rosner's Domain: It might be Beinart's story, but is it the Jewish story? Jerusalem Post, May 23, 2010

Taglit-birthright Event to Mark Ten-Year Anniversary, Jerusalem Post, May 6, 2010

The Making of History, Haaretz, January 21, 2010

Report Shows Israel Studies Flowering on Campus, January 14, 2010

Israel in the Classroom, Inside Higher Ed, January 14, 2010

Searching for the Study of Modern Israel, Jerusalem Post, January 13, 2010

Israel Studies on Campus are Growing, Report Shows, JTA,
January 12, 2010

2009

'Generation Birthright Israel' Chooses Engagement, The Jerusalem Report, December 21, 2009

Birthright Study Offers Mixed Bag Of Results on Jewish Connections, The Jewish Week,  October 27, 2009

Birthright Leads to Jewish Marriages, Study Says, The Forward, October 27, 2009

Birthright funders look to upbeat study to boost fund raising, JTA, October 27, 2009

Birthright strengthening Jewish identity abroad, research shows, Jerusalem Post, October 26, 2009

Jewish Marriage Tied to Israel Trip, Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2009

Birthright Israel Experience Significantly Lowers Rate of Intermarriage, eJewishphilanthropy.com, October 26, 2009

Birth-responsibility, The Forward, September 2, 2009

Beyond Birthright, Continuing the Journey, New Jersey Jewish Standard, March 27, 2009

Empowerment, then Citizenship, The Forward, March 25, 2009.

Report: Communities must do more to attract Birthright alums, JTA, March 23, 2009

2008

Taglit is for Israelis too, The Jerusalem Post, December 16, 2008

Study: Non-Orthodox men less connected than women, The Jerusalem Post, June 18, 2008

Jim Joseph makes $12.5 million investment in Birthright alumni, JTA, April 18, 2008

Queen Esther, a new study puts intermarriage in perspective
, JTA, March 17, 2008

Study: Boston's intermarried 'as observant' as Reform Jews, Haaretz.com, March 9, 2008

Are Jews Less Attached to Israel? Maybe Not, The Forward, March 5, 2008

The conventional wisdom is wrong..., The Jerusalem Post, March 4, 2008

Study: Young American Jews are not alienated from Israel, Haaretz.com, March 4, 2008

Birthright Day 11, eJewish Philanthropy, January 6, 2008

Feminine mystique, The Jerusalem Post, January 2, 2008

2007
2006
Stop Worrying: Details Follow. Forward, December 22, 2006

Amid renewed debate over numbers, UJC may drop population study. JTA, December 19, 2006

Get ’em while they’re young: Groups reach out to babies, parents. JTA, December 5, 2006

Unaffiliated Jews are a lost cause. The Jerusalem Post, December 4, 2006

New Haven’s PJ Library offers free books for Jewish children. Jewish Ledger: Connecticut Edition, November 29, 2006

Big changes for Jewish parents once the baby comes. JT News: The Voice of Jewish Washington, November 24, 2006

Reaching Out to First Time Moms. Chabad Lubavitch, November 22, 2006

Outreach Miracle?. The Jewish Week, November 17, 2006

Boston Study Shows 60% of Interfaith Kids Raised Jewish. Forward, November 17, 2006

For Hillel, G.A. is time to show new ways of reaching students. JTA, November 13, 2006

Jewish population in region rises. Boston Globe, November 10, 2006

Investment in outreach is paying dividends in Boston, study suggests. JTA, November 10, 2006

Nonprofits Mull Staff Shortages. Forward, November 10, 2006

Where The Boys Aren’t. JTA, October 20, 2006

Study: Jewish college students more focused on ethics than Shabbat. JTA, March 8, 2006

Study note to Jewish campus groups: Embrace universalism to be effective. JTA, March 8, 2006

Big changes for Jewish parents once the baby comes. JT News, Vol. 82 No. 4, February 17, 2006

Taking Synagogues More Seriously. The Jewish Week, January 20, 2006