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What does NJPS stand for?

NJPS stands for National Jewish Population Survey

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As Jonathon Ament writes in "American Jewish Religious Denominations," a report based on the 2000-2001 National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS) for the United Jewish Communities, "Most American Jews identify as Jews through a denominational prism, unlike the experience in other large Jewish population centers such as Israel or the former Soviet Union (FSU).
But the National Jewish Population Survey also found the Jewish community is growing more active, with increasing enrollment in Jewish day schools, strong emotional ties to Israel and observance of holidays even among less-connected Jews.
When in 1990, a National Jewish Population Survey found that 52 percent of all American Jews had intermarried between 1981 and 1990, Jewish attitudes began to change.