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September 17, 1982 - Image 39

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1982-09-17

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• ,W•INOPIPIWAIIIMIIIWKI

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

The principles of a free tive power is nominated by
constitution are irrecovera- the executive.
bly lost, when the legisla-
—Edward Gibbon

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Friday, September 11, 1982 39

American Jews Are Polled

(Continued from Page 38)
Just over half (51 per-
cent) are members of
Israel."
When asked to choose be- synagogues.
tween two extreme posi-
In response to a series of
tions — either annexation questions on common
of the West Bank by Israel Jewish practiCes, Dr. Cohen
on the one hand, or a found some interesting
Palestinian state on the comparisons between what
other — 43 percent pre- Jews do today and what
ferred annexation, 28 per- their parents did. Among
cent opted for a Palestinian the practices that were
state, and 30 percent were shown to have increased in
undecided.
observance were contribut-
In response to another ing to the UJA-federation
question based on the as- drives and subscribing to a
sumption that Israel could Jewish periodical.
be assured of peace and se-
Practices whose ob-
cure borders, 41 percent op- servance has shown con-
posed the return of most of siderable decrease in-
the administered territories .. clude lighting Sabbath,
while another 41 percent candles, attending Sab-
favored their return, and 18 bath services, keeping a
percent were not sure.
kosher home and refrain-
Turning to the domes- ing from shopping or
tic scene, Dr. Cohen re- working on the Sabbath.
ported that Jews contin-
Describing his experi-
The New Year is not complete
ued to be more liberal on mental sampling technique,
without
the newest
many issues than most Dr. Cohen said it involved
other Americans. Two- mailing a six-page ques-
creation by Lenox... "The
thirds of the survey re- tionnaire to approximately
Kiddush" cup.
spondents (66 percent) 1,700 individuals with "dis-
identified themselves as tinctive Jews names such as
Democrats, compared Cohen, Levine, Kaplan,"
with less than half (47 listed in telephone direc-
percent) of the rest of the tories of more than 40 com-
country, and far fewer (11, munities of all sizes
percent) claimed to be throughout the_ United
Republicans compared States. Of the original mail-
with 27 percent of other ing, he continued, about 300
Americans.
were returned as undeliv-
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pressed their liberalism on proximately 1,400 poten-
such national issues as the tial respondents, about half
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following:
of whom eventually com-
Jewelry Designers & Manufacturers of Original and
• 73 percent supported pleted and returned his
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the Equal Rights Amend- questionnaire.
ment;
• 67 percent believe that
homosexuals should be
allowed to teach in the pub-
lic schools;
• 58 percent are against
substantial cuts in funds for
social welfare;
• 52 percent support
government subsidies for
abortions;
I:
• 49 percent are against
substantial increases in de-
fense spending.
In contrast to thes6lib-
erat postures, there were
strong supports fore the
following conservative
points of view:
• 72 percent are against
abolition of the death pen-
alty;
• 66 percent are against
busing as a means of achiev-
ing integrated schools;
• 65 percent do not be-
lieve that quotas should be
used to help disadvantaged
groups.
Dr. Cohen rounded out
his survey findings with a
report on the Jewish affilia-
THANKS FOR MAKING US THE
tions and practices of his re-
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and six percent Orthodox,
while 32 percent described
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