Study: Most Jewish charitable giving goes to Jewish groups

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Magen David star glass painting at a synagogue.

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Magen David star glass painting at a synagogue.

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(RNS) A new report finds that Jewish Americans give a much smaller proportion of their total giving to congregations (23 percent) than do Americans in general (41 percent).

  • Atheist Max

    More evidence that religion is little more than tribalism with money.
    What a waste.
    These ancient beliefs in Gods and demons need to go.

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  • Stanley Svasol

    they are ‘God’s chosen people’ – the rest of us?… not so much.

  • gilhcan

    Is it any different with Jewish charities than with Catholic charities or those of any other religious group? “The Lord loves a faithful giver.” As long as that giver is dropping shekels in the plates or baskets of her/his own religious home.