Religion: Jewish Populations

Statistics in the American Jewish year book for 1924 show the number of Jews as follows:

In the world 15,500,000

In Europe 10,000,000

In North America 3,700,000

In New York 1,643,112

In Chicago 225,000

In Philadelphia 200,000

Since the British occupation, 27,000 Jews have gone to Palestine. Countries of Europe in order of Jewish population: Poland, Ukraine, Ger- many, France, Great Britain, Turkey.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!