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Conservative Judaism down 14% from 2001 to 2011

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Submitted by Mr. Cohen (United States), Mar 31, 2011 at 12:53

"The recent release of a draft strategic plan for the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) is simply the latest indicator of the challenge facing non-Orthodox Judaism in the United States. The USCJ press release was accompanied by data showing that the movement has lost 14 percent of their affiliated families since 2001, and twice that percentage in the Northeast Region."

SOURCE: Are Synagogues Still Relevant? by Sid Schwarz, The Jewish Week, 2011 March 15, page 22

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