Beyond the Shabbos Table

Reflecting on the mental health of Orthodox Jews during the COVID-19 pandemic
Did you know that among Orthodox Jews, it was not the elderly but younger people who had the highest rates of stress, anxiety, depression, and loneliness during the COVID-19...
Findings of our COVID-19 study resonate in Palm Beach
We're delighted to see our COVID-19 Community Portrait Study mentioned in this op-ed by Rabbi Barak Bar-Chaim and Rabbi Abe Unger of the New Synagogue of Palm...
Learning from the U.S. and Australian Jewish experiences
Congratulations to our Senior Fellow, Adina Bankier-Karp, on the publication of her report entitled A tale of two communities: Comparing the Pew Research Center’s Jewish Americans in 2020...
We’re hiring!
The Orthodox Union’s Center for Communal Research, in collaboration with Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Education, invite applications for a two-year, doctoral or postdoctoral research fellowship to begin September 1, 2020. Research Fellow Job Description Applications must be submitted by...
The Orthodox Community and COVID19
What's the impact of the coronavirus on the health, stability, and religious lives of Orthodox Jews? How do we plan for the road ahead? The Center is embarking on a...
Lior Melnick wins our photo contest and $1,000

Congrats to Lior Melnick for winning our photo contest and $1,000!

His winning photo, titled: Eishet Chayil, Will I Find?, was chosen for its creativity, quality,...

JNS: Orthodox Union launches data collection and analysis center

Orthodox Union launches data collection and analysis center

It will focus its research on how Jews learn to live Jewish lives, the diverse journeys they take...
Data-Driven Decision Making: A Communal Imperative

Data-Driven Decision Making: A Communal Imperative

On the Counting of Jews: Toward an Orthodox Social Science

I was never comfortable counting Jews. Perhaps, it was the numbers violently drawn into Jews during the Final Solution that so firmly etched themselves in my mind. Perhaps,...