The Center for Communal Research

Rigorous, Responsible, and Responsive Research for the Jewish Community

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Center for Communal Research: Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

Using data to help Jewish organizations better understand and serve the Jewish people.

Our Vision

A Jewish community that is both values-driven and evidence-informed, harnessing the power of data to identify its most pressing needs and most effective solutions.

Our Values

Rigorous. Producing accurate, reliable findings by maintaining a high standard in the design, conduct and reporting of research.

Responsible. Safeguarding the rights and welfare of our research participants. Protecting them and their data.

Responsive. Working collaboratively with policymakers, practitioners, and individuals affected by the phenomena we study. Translating evidence into action.


Latest News

We’re hiring!
The Center for Communal Research is looking for passionate individuals to conduct applied research...
New Director!
We are sad to say farewell to our founding director, Matt Williams, who has...
Mentioned in Mishpacha
We are honored to be mentioned in the new Mishpacha magazine article "Sharing...
Staff farewells
This month, the Center for Communal Research bid a fond farewell to two of...