Travel to Israel from Seattle is on par with travel from the East Coast, and higher than the national average. 56% of respondents have been to Israel.
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Despite the high rate of Jews who identify by culture and not by religion, our synagogue affiliation rate is on par with the rest of the country. 68% of Jews identify as Jewish by religion.
Most new residents come here for jobs. The Jewish population is up 70% since the last count in 2001.
Young people are coming to Seattle — and staying. 53% of young adults think it’s very important to raise Jewish children.