The Center for Communal Research

Rigorous, Responsive, and Responsible Research for the Jewish Community

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The Center for Communal Research advances the Orthodox Union's obligation to better understand and better serve the Jewish community.  The Center is at the forefront of developing a high-quality base of knowledge and insights from a sophisticated, ethical, and responsive research and evaluation agenda. Our research is committed to meeting the Jewish community where it is and understanding it on its own terms. Its highest priority is studying how people learn how to live Jewish lives, the varieties of journeys they take, and the ways in which institutions have made an impression on their identities. Finally, the Center for Communal Research holds itself to the highest possible ethical standards when it comes to internal evaluation and broader communal research.


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The Center for Communal Research conducts a variety of research projects on a number of different topics related to Jewish life.

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