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Does the respondent have a positive\negative, favorable\unfavorable, warm\cold, or other view of Jews? 

Below are 166 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 13 types:

[ Betrayed Christ? | Chosen People? | Discrimination | Economics | Entertainment | General Attitude | Influence | Marriage | Personal and Family Characteristics | Politics | Relationship to Christianity | Religious Beliefs | Trust ]

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Category 1:Betrayed Christ?
 

Does the respondent believe that Jews betrayed Christ or caused the crucifixion?

Some questions fit within the "Betrayed Christ?" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 2 such variants.

[ God Punishing | Why Reject ]

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JEWS from ABC News Religion Poll, 1997

Do you feel the Jews were responsible for Christs death or not? (JEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17019.5
2) No55964.2
8) DK/No opinion14216.3
Missing24 
TOTAL871100.0


JEWSRESP from News Interest Index, March 2004

Do you feel the Jews were responsible for Christs death or not? (JEWSRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86926.4
2) No1,97360.0
9) Dont know/Refused44813.6
TOTAL3,290100.0


KILLJC from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Now, as in the past, Jews must answer for killing Christ. (KILLJC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree121.8
2) Agree588.9
3) Neither7010.8
4) Disagree30847.4
5) Strongly disagree14522.3
6) Dont know578.8
TOTAL650100.0


JEWSUNFG from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Next I would like to know your opinion about certain doctrines or teachings, some of which are taught by the LDS Church, and some are not. Please indicate how you feel about each by circling the appropriate number. -- The Jews can never be forgiven for what they did to Jesus until they accept Him as the true Messiah (JEWSUNFG)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true36441.0
2) Probably true15817.8
3) Probably not true809.0
4) Definitely not true12213.8
5) Dont know16318.4
TOTAL887100.0


CRUXJES from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Which one of the following groups do you think was most responsible for crucifying Christ? (CRUXJES)
TOTAL%
1) The Romans15015.8
2) The Greeks10.1
3) The Jews63767.1
4) The Christians40.4
5) Other (please write in):131.4
6) None of these202.1
7) Dont know12413.1
TOTAL949100.0


CRUCIFY from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

What group do you think was most responsible for crucifying Christ? (CRUCIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Romans72726.6
2) Greeks50.2
3) Jews1,67761.2
4) Christians60.2
5) None of these772.8
6) Dont know1615.9
7) Romans and Jews853.1
TOTAL2738100.0


PILATE from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO THINK THAT PONTIUS PILATE WANTED TO SPARE JESUS (PONTIUS) If you think Pilate really wanted to spare Jesus, why didnt he? (PILATE)
TOTAL%
1) A group of powerful Romans wanted Jesus dead53424.1
2) A group of powerful Greeks wanted Jesus dead40.2
3) A group of powerful Jews wanted Jesus dead1,35861.2
4) A group of powerful Christians wanted Jesus dead60.3
5) Other (Pilate was weak or afraid of an angry mob)1999.0
6) It was Gods will, etc.180.8
7) Romans, Greeks and Jews were responsible for Jesus death753.4
9) Dont know261.2
TOTAL2220100.0


FORGIJEW from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

The Jews can never be forgiven for what they did to Jesus until they accept Him as the true Savior. (FORGIJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Agree83431.7
2) Disagree99537.8
3) Uncertain80430.5
TOTAL2633100.0


JEWSUNFG from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Next I would like to know your opinion about certain doctrines or teachings, some of which are taught by the LDS Church, and some are not. Please indicate how you feel about each by circling the appropriate number. -- The Jews can never be forgiven for what they did to Jesus until they accept Him as the true Messiah (JEWSUNFG)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true6824.4
2) Probably true4215.1
3) Probably not true3512.5
4) Definitely not true7225.8
5) Dont know6222.2
TOTAL279100.0


CRUXJES from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Which one of the following groups do you think was most responsible for crucifying Christ? (CRUXJES)
TOTAL%
1) The Romans6623.6
3) The Jews15153.9
4) The Christians41.4
5) Other (please write in):51.8
6) None of these113.9
7) Dont know4315.4
TOTAL280100.0



Variant:God Punishing (Betrayed Christ? variant)
 

Does the respondent believe God is punishing the Jews?

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JEWSGOD from ABC News Religion Poll, 1997

IF FEEL THE JEWS WERE RESPONISBLE FOR CHRISTS DEATH: Do you think God will punish the Jews for that some day or not? (JEWSGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3018.1
2) No12575.3
8) DK/No opinion116.6
Missing730 
TOTAL166100.0


JEWSPNSH from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Next I would like to know your opinion about certain doctrines or teachings, some of which are taught by the LDS Church, and some are not. Please indicate how you feel about each by circling the appropriate number. -- The reason that the Jews have had so much trouble is because the Lord has been punishing them for their unfaithfulness (JEWSPNSH)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true19121.2
2) Probably true14816.5
3) Probably not true13414.9
4) Definitely not true18720.8
5) Dont know23926.6
TOTAL899100.0


PUNISJEW from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

The reason the Jews have so much trouble is because God is punishing them for rejecting Jesus. (PUNISJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Agree35613.4
2) Disagree1,51557.1
3) Uncertain78029.4
TOTAL2651100.0


JEWSPNSH from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Next I would like to know your opinion about certain doctrines or teachings, some of which are taught by the LDS Church, and some are not. Please indicate how you feel about each by circling the appropriate number. -- The reason that the Jews have had so much trouble is because the Lord has been punishing them for their unfaithfulness (JEWSPNSH)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true4114.6
2) Probably true4315.3
3) Probably not true5519.6
4) Definitely not true8128.8
5) Dont know6121.7
TOTAL281100.0



Variant:Why Reject (Betrayed Christ? variant)
 

Why did the Jews reject Jesus, according to the respondent?

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JEWREJEC from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Why did the Jews reject Christ? Check all answers with which you agree. -- The Jews were sinful and had turned against God. (JEWREJEC)
TOTAL%
1) Agree49317.2
2) Disagree2,37882.8
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWMISTA from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Why did the Jews reject Christ? Check all answers with which you agree. -- They made an unfortunate but honest mistake. (JEWMISTA)
TOTAL%
1) Agree50117.5
2) Disagree2,37082.5
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWDECEI from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Why did the Jews reject Christ? Check all answers with which you agree. -- They were deceived by wicked priests who feared Christ. (JEWDECEI)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1,29345.0
2) Disagree1,57855.0
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWANGRY from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Why did the Jews reject Christ? Check all answers with which you agree. -- God did not reveal the truth to them because He was angry with them. (JEWANGRY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree401.4
2) Disagree2,83198.6
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWHUMBL from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Why did the Jews reject Christ? Check all answers with which you agree. -- They couldnt accept a Messiah who came from humble beginnings. (JEWHUMBL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1,23843.1
2) Disagree1,63356.9
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWPROPH from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Why did the Jews reject Christ? Check all answers with which you agree. -- He did not fulfill the Old Testament prophesies concerning the Messiah, so they saw no reason to accept Him. (JEWPROPH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree56719.7
2) Disagree2,30480.3
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWHATED from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Why did the Jews reject Christ? Check all answers with which you agree. -- They hated Gentiles and couldnt accept Christs message of brotherhood. (JEWHATED)
TOTAL%
1) Agree56619.7
2) Disagree2,30580.3
TOTAL2871100.0



Category 2:Chosen People?
 

Does respondent believe that Jews are the chosen people?

Some questions fit within the "Chosen People?" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 1 such variant.

[ Promised Land ]

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CHOSENJW from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Now, as in the past, Jews remain Gods chosen people. (CHOSENJW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree436.6
2) Agree14722.6
3) Neither8012.3
4) Disagree26741.0
5) Strongly disagree6910.6
6) Dont know456.9
TOTAL651100.0


JEWSCHOS from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Next I would like to know your opinion about certain doctrines or teachings, some of which are taught by the LDS Church, and some are not. Please indicate how you feel about each by circling the appropriate number. -- The Jews are considered by God as especially chosen and blessed (JEWSCHOS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true42347.5
2) Probably true15317.2
3) Probably not true849.4
4) Definitely not true768.5
5) Dont know15417.3
TOTAL890100.0


JEWSCHOS from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Next I would like to know your opinion about certain doctrines or teachings, some of which are taught by the LDS Church, and some are not. Please indicate how you feel about each by circling the appropriate number. -- The Jews are considered by God as especially chosen and blessed (JEWSCHOS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely true10035.1
2) Probably true5318.6
3) Probably not true3311.6
4) Definitely not true4415.4
5) Dont know5519.3
TOTAL285100.0


CHOSPEPL from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Who do you think are Gods Chosen People today? (You may check more than one): (CHOSPEPL)
TOTAL%
1) The Americans62.8
2) The Christians94.1
3) The Jews62.8
4) The Latter-Day Saints7333.5
5) None in particular9945.4
6) Other (please write in):41.8
7) Dont know219.6
TOTAL218100.0



Variant:Promised Land (Chosen People? variant)
 

Do Jews have a right to the Promised Land?

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PROMLAND from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Jews have a right to the land of Israel, since it was promised to them by God. (PROMLAND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree609.2
2) Agree22334.3
3) Neither13520.7
4) Disagree14422.1
5) Strongly disagree203.1
6) Dont know6910.6
TOTAL651100.0



Category 3:Discrimination
 

Respondent's view of the level of discrimination faced by Jews.

Some questions fit within the "Discrimination" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 1 such variant.

[ Deserved Discrimination? ]

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JEWDISCR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lords commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Discriminating against Jews (JEWDISCR)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious39444.4
2) Fairly serious28131.6
3) Not very serious9811.0
4) Scarcely matters at all586.5
5) Cant decide576.4
TOTAL888100.0


JEWXCLUD from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Suppose you heard an argument between three of your friends over the practice of many vacation resorts of not permitting Jews as guests. One friend said Jews have a right to be admitted to any vacation resort, the second said Christians have a right to their own private resorts if they want them, the third said regardless of what Christians might expect, any resort owner has the right to run his business and pick his customers any way he wants to. With whom would you tend to agree? (JEWXCLUD)
TOTAL%
1) The Jews have a right to be admitted anywhere.1,22444.4
2) Christians have a right to their own resorts if they want.1144.1
3) Resort owners have a right to pick their own customers.1,20743.8
4) Answers 1 and 3391.4
5) Answers 2 and 3491.8
6) Answers 1 and 2421.5
7) Answers 1, 2, and 3792.9
TOTAL2754100.0


INJWSTOR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

What if you were in a store operated by Jew, and a customer came in to complain about a purchase, and during the argument with the storekeeper called him a crook like all the Jews. How would you feel and act in this circumstance? -- Would you be inclined to understand the customers feelings? (INJWSTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36713.3
2) No1,71662.4
3) Uncertain66824.3
TOTAL2751100.0


STORSYPA from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

What if you were in a store operated by Jew, and a customer came in to complain about a purchase, and during the argument with the storekeeper called him a crook like all the Jews. How would you feel and act in this circumstance? -- With whom would you be inclined to feel sympathetic? (STORSYPA)
TOTAL%
1) The customer1716.2
2) The owner1,34349.1
3) Both70725.8
4) Neither51618.9
TOTAL2737100.0


STORUDO from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

What if you were in a store operated by Jew, and a customer came in to complain about a purchase, and during the argument with the storekeeper called him a crook like all the Jews. How would you feel and act in this circumstance? -- What would you most likely do? (STORUDO)
TOTAL%
1) Leave the store quietly78928.8
2) Stay and say nothing1,66861.0
3) Speak up on the side of the customer160.6
4) Speak up on the side of the owner2639.6
TOTAL2736100.0


STORLIED from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

What if you were in a store operated by Jew, and a customer came in to complain about a purchase, and during the argument with the storekeeper called him a crook like all the Jews. How would you feel and act in this circumstance? -- What if you knew the owner had actually cheated the customer? Would it change your feelings about the customers remark or not? (STORLIED)
TOTAL%
1) It would likely change my feelings in that case.1,54356.2
2) It would not change my feelings.69325.2
3) I dont know what effect it would have.51118.6
TOTAL2747100.0


JEWDISCR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Most of us probably feel that failure to live up to the Lords commandments will have an adverse effect on our standing in His eyes, but that weakness in some commandments might be more serious than weakness in others. By circling the appropriate numbers below, please indicate how serious you believe each of the following to be -- Discriminating against Jews (JEWDISCR)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious15756.5
2) Fairly serious7627.3
3) Not very serious134.7
4) Scarcely matters at all155.4
5) Cant decide176.1
TOTAL278100.0



Variant:Deserved Discrimination? (Discrimination variant)
 

Does the respondent believe the Anti-Semitic attitudes have been brought upon the Jews by themselves?

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OPINANTI from ABC News Religion Poll, 1997

Im going to read you a statement and please tell me whether you tend to agree or disagree with it, or if perhaps you have no opinion about the statement. Theres no excuse for anti-Semitism, but much of the anti-Jewish feeling in this country today has been brought on by Jews themselves. Do you agree or disagree? (OPINANTI)
TOTAL%
1) Agree13015.0
2) Disagree54362.8
8) DK/No opinion19222.2
Missing31 
TOTAL865100.0



Category 4:Economics
 

How does the respondent feel about key economic stereotypes of Jews?

Some questions fit within the "Economics" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 7 such variants.

[ Banking | Dishonest? | Generous | Greedy | Impact? | Wealthy | Work Hard ]

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FAREJEWS from General Social Survey, 1990

Do people in the following groups tend to prefer to be self-supporting or do they tend to prefer to live off of welfare: Jews (FAREJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 self-supporting38528.1
2) 242531.0
3) 321415.6
4) 419614.3
5) 5201.5
6) 6120.9
7) 7 welfare70.5
8) Dont know826.0
9) No answe312.3
TOTAL1372100.0


JWAMBSHS from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Jews are ambitious and work hard to succeed. (JWAMBSHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,19080.8
2) Somewhat45916.9
3) No632.3
TOTAL2712100.0


JWGETAHD from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Because Jews are not bound by Christian ethics, they do things to get ahead that Christians generally will not do. (JWGETAHD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47919.3
2) Somewhat57423.1
3) No1,42957.6
TOTAL2482100.0



Variant:Banking (Economics variant)
 

This variant focuses upon perceived Jewish control of banking

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JEWBANK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- International banking tends to be dominated by Jews (JEWBANK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27737.5
2) Somewhat24933.7
3) No21328.8
TOTAL739100.0


JWDMBANK from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- International banking tends to be dominated by Jews. (JWDMBANK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73732.9
2) Somewhat64228.6
3) No86438.5
TOTAL2243100.0


JEWBANK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- International banking tends to be dominated by Jews (JEWBANK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6729.1
2) Somewhat9440.9
3) No6930.0
TOTAL230100.0



Variant:Dishonest? (Economics variant)
 

Does the respondent believe that Jews are dishonest or likely to cheat in business?

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JEWSHADY from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Jews are more willing than others to use shady practices to get what they want. (JEWSHADY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree81.2
2) Agree619.4
3) Neither8713.4
4) Disagree32349.7
5) Strongly disagree10015.4
6) Dont know7110.9
TOTAL650100.0


JEWHNSTY from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews are more likely than others to engage in shady or questionable business practices (JEWHNSTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9411.4
2) Somewhat19523.7
3) No53564.9
TOTAL824100.0


JEWCHEAT from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Jews are more likely than Christians to cheat in business. (JEWCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46517.6
2) Somewhat46417.6
3) No1,70964.8
TOTAL2638100.0


JEWHNSTY from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews are more likely than others to engage in shady or questionable business practices (JEWHNSTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes238.8
2) Somewhat6223.7
3) No17767.6
TOTAL262100.0



Variant:Generous (Economics variant)
 

Does the respondent believe that Jews are generous?

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JEWSGIVE from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews are rather generous and tend to give a great deal of money to charities (JEWSGIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20324.6
2) Somewhat32539.4
3) No29635.9
TOTAL824100.0


JEWGENRS from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Jews are particularly generous and give a great deal of money to charity. (JEWGENRS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70827.3
2) Somewhat98538.0
3) No90134.7
TOTAL2594100.0


JEWSGIVE from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews are rather generous and tend to give a great deal of money to charities (JEWSGIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7629.3
2) Somewhat10741.3
3) No7629.3
TOTAL259100.0



Variant:Greedy (Economics variant)
 

Does the respondent believe that Jews are greedy?

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JEWMONEY from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- When it comes to choosing between people and money, Jews will choose money. (JEWMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree172.6
2) Agree10616.3
3) Neither8813.5
4) Disagree26841.2
5) Strongly disagree8212.6
6) Dont know8913.7
TOTAL650100.0



Variant:Impact? (Economics variant)
 

How do economic stereotypes impact the respondent's attitudes about Jews?

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IFJEWGV from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews are rather generous and tend to give a great deal of money to charities (IFJEWGV)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly46356.9
2) Unfriendly293.6
3) Neither32239.6
TOTAL814100.0


IFJEWHST from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews are more likely than other to engage in shady or questionable business practices (IFJEWHST)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly678.6
2) Unfriendly42154.0
3) Neither29137.4
TOTAL779100.0


IFJEWWRK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews are ambitious and work hard to succeed (IFJEWWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly52365.8
2) Unfriendly70.9
3) Neither26533.3
TOTAL795100.0


IFJEWBNK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- International banking tends to be dominated by Jews (IFJEWBNK)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly16723.6
2) Unfriendly405.6
3) Neither50270.8
TOTAL709100.0


IFEELJEW from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If Jews are particularly generous and give a great deal of money to charity. (IFEELJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly1,30349.8
2) Unfriendly662.5
3) Neither way1,25047.7
TOTAL2619100.0


JWCHEAT from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If Jews are more likely than Christians to cheat in business. (JWCHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly1285.0
2) Unfriendly1,73967.7
3) Neither way70127.3
TOTAL2568100.0


JEWAMBSH from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If Jews are ambitious and work hard to succeed. (JEWAMBSH)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly1,16444.6
2) Unfriendly421.6
3) Neither way1,40153.7
TOTAL2607100.0


JGETAHED from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If, because Jews are not bound by Christian ethics, they do things to get ahead that Christians generally will not do. (JGETAHED)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly1114.7
2) Unfriendly1,44260.7
3) Neither way82334.6
TOTAL2376100.0


JDOMBANK from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If international banking tends to be dominated by Jews. (JDOMBANK)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly24210.6
2) Unfriendly1978.6
3) Neither way1,84680.8
TOTAL2285100.0


IFJEWGV from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews are rather generous and tend to give a great deal of money to charities (IFJEWGV)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly13653.8
2) Unfriendly52.0
3) Neither11244.3
TOTAL253100.0


IFJEWHST from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews are more likely than other to engage in shady or questionable business practices (IFJEWHST)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly177.0
2) Unfriendly12551.7
3) Neither10041.3
TOTAL242100.0


IFJEWWRK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews are ambitious and work hard to succeed (IFJEWWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly13555.1
2) Unfriendly83.3
3) Neither10241.6
TOTAL245100.0


IFJEWBNK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- International banking tends to be dominated by Jews (IFJEWBNK)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly4922.1
2) Unfriendly167.2
3) Neither15770.7
TOTAL222100.0



Variant:Wealthy (Economics variant)
 

Does the respondent view Jews as wealthy?

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WLTHJEWS from General Social Survey, 2000

The wealth of Jews. (WLTHJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Rich1389.9
2) 228320.2
3) 332523.2
4) 432823.5
5) 5735.2
6) 6332.4
7) 7 Poor141.0
8) Dont know18813.4
9) No answer161.1
TOTAL1398100.0



Variant:Work Hard (Economics variant)
 

Does the respondent believe that Jews work hard/are amibitious?

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WORKJEWS from General Social Survey, 2000

The work habits of Jews. (WORKJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Work hard1299.2
2) 225318.1
3) 329421.0
4) 442630.5
5) 5715.1
6) 6261.9
7) 7 Lazy60.4
8) Dont know17712.7
9) No answer161.1
TOTAL1398100.0


WORKJEWS from General Social Survey, 1990

Do the people in the following groups tend to be hard working or do they tend to be lazy: Jews (WORKJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 work hard21916.0
2) 232223.5
3) 334425.1
4) 429821.7
5) 5352.6
6) 6261.9
7) 7 lazy80.6
8) Dont know946.9
9) No answer261.9
TOTAL1372100.0


JEWSWORK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews are ambitious and work hard to succeed (JEWSWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74487.5
2) Somewhat8810.4
3) No182.1
TOTAL850100.0


JEWSWORK from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews are ambitious and work hard to succeed (JEWSWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22483.9
2) Somewhat3814.2
3) No51.9
TOTAL267100.0



Category 5:Entertainment
 

This question type concerns Jews and the entertainment industry

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JEWOWNTV from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- The movie and television industries are pretty much run by the Jews (JEWOWNTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36945.1
2) Somewhat23628.9
3) No21326.0
TOTAL818100.0


IFJEWTV from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- The movie and television industries are pretty much run by the Jews (IFJEWTV)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly17622.4
2) Unfriendly324.1
3) Neither57773.5
TOTAL785100.0


JWRUNTV from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- The movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews. (JWRUNTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,37053.0
2) Somewhat72628.1
3) No48918.9
TOTAL2585100.0


JWHLLYWD from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If the movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews. (JWHLLYWD)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly35113.8
2) Unfriendly1817.1
3) Neither way2,01979.1
TOTAL2551100.0


JEWOWNTV from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- The movie and television industries are pretty much run by the Jews (JEWOWNTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11645.8
2) Somewhat8332.8
3) No5421.3
TOTAL253100.0


IFJEWTV from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- The movie and television industries are pretty much run by the Jews (IFJEWTV)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly4719.1
2) Unfriendly104.1
3) Neither18976.8
TOTAL246100.0



Category 6:General Attitude
 

Does the respondent have a favorable opinion of Jews?

Some questions fit within the "General Attitude" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 5 such variants.

[ Contact | Contribution? | Great Men | Neighbors | Temperature ]

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GRPJEWS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2002

Thinking about specific religious groups, what is your overall opinion of: Jews? (GRPJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable63517.5
2) Mostly favorable2,02955.9
3) Mostly unfavorable2537.0
4) Very unfavorable842.3
5) Never heard of110.3
8) Cant rate51214.1
9) Refused1032.8
TOTAL3,627100.0


OPJEWS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

Is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable64921.3
2) Mostly favorable1,68055.0
3) Mostly unfavorable1876.1
4) Very unfavorable842.8
5) Never heard of70.2
8) Cant rate38412.6
9) Dont Know/Refused622.0
TOTAL3,053100.0


OPRELGR2 from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2003

Now thinking about some specific religious groups... Is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPRELGR2)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable41520.7
2) Mostly favorable1,08754.3
3) Mostly unfavorable1135.6
4) Very unfavorable532.6
5) Never heard of110.5
9) Cant rate32316.1
TOTAL2002100.0


RELJEWS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

Now thinking about some specific religious groups… Is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? [Asked only if FORM = 1.] (RELJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable50823.0
2) Mostly favorable1,18053.5
3) Mostly unfavorable1105.0
4) Very unfavorable401.8
5) Never heard of110.5
8) Cant rate29113.2
9) Refused663.0
Missing2,200 
TOTAL2,206100.0


FAVJEWS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

Now Id like your views on some specific religious groups. Is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (FAVJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable73715.7
2) Mostly favorable2,61055.7
3) Mostly unfavorable3647.8
4) Very unfavorable901.9
5) Never heard of240.5
8) Cant rate72315.4
9) Refused1342.9
TOTAL4,682100.0


QN14_A from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Now thinking about some specific religious groups - is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (QN14_A)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable92022.9
2) Mostly favorable91622.8
3) Mostly unfavorable40410.1
4) Very unfavorable49112.2
5) Never heard of1413.5
6) Cant rate56814.1
8) Dont know50512.6
9) Refused711.8
TOTAL4016100.0


JEWISH_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

Is your overall opinion of Jews very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (Q141B) (JEWISH_A)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable1,53817.4
2) Mostly favorable4,06246.0
3) Mostly unfavorable6106.9
4) Very unfavorable3463.9
5) Never heard of (VOL.)690.8
8) Cant rate (VOL.)1,62418.4
9) Refused (VOL.)5806.6
Missing8,829 
TOTAL8,829100.0


CLJEW from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

Here are some groups and organizations that have been in the news. Please tell me how close you feel to each of them: very close, close, neutral, far, very far, or dont know enough about the group or organization to say. -- Jews. (CLJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very close446.8
2) Close17627.1
3) Neutral27642.5
4) Far517.8
5) Very far192.9
6) Dont know8112.5
7) Refused30.5
TOTAL650100.0


JEWSIM from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Despite their special customs and beliefs, Jews are really pretty similar to other Americans. (JEWSIM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11417.5
2) Agree44969.0
3) Neither253.8
4) Disagree294.5
5) Strongly disagree50.8
6) Dont know294.5
TOTAL651100.0


OPJEWS from Campaign 2000 Typology Survey

Now Id like your opinion of some religious groups. Would you say your overall opinion of Jews is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (OPJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable76426.7
2) Mostly favorable1,42849.9
3) Mostly unfavorable1425.0
4) Very unfavorable772.7
5) Never heard of30.1
8) Cant rate29710.4
9) Refused1515.3
Missing5,622 
TOTAL2,862100.0


FAVJEWS from Mid-November Survey, 2001

For the following group or organization, please indicate which category best describes your overall opinion of that group or organization. Would you say your overall opinion of Jews is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable? (FAVJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable65523.6
2) Mostly favorable1,41250.8
3) Mostly unfavorable1244.5
4) Very unfavorable702.5
5) Never heard of100.4
8) Cant rate42915.4
9) Refused782.8
TOTAL2,778100.0



Variant:Contact (General Attitude variant)
 

How has respondent felt about previous contact with Jews?

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C_JWPLEA from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

[ASK ONLY IF CONT_JEW = 1 “A GREAT DEAL” OR 2 “A FAIR AMOUNT” OR 3 “ONLY A LITTLE” OR 4 “ALMOST NONE”] Have your contacts with Jews been mostly pleasant, mixed, or mostly unpleasant? (C_JWPLEA)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly pleasant1,78079.8
2) Mixed37116.6
3) Mostly unpleasant602.7
4) Don’t know170.8
5) Refused20.1
Missing680 
TOTAL2,230100.0



Variant:Contribution? (General Attitude variant)
 

Have Jews made an important contribution to the United States?

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CONTJEW from General Social Survey, 2000

Since the beginning of our country, people of many different races, nationalities, and religions have come here and settled. As I name some of these groups please tell me if the group has made one of the most important positive contributions to this country, an important contribution, some contribution, or little positive contribution to this country? -- Jews? (CONTJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Most important contribution14510.4
2) Important contribution58241.6
3) Some contribution44131.5
4) Little positive contribution725.2
8) Dont know15110.8
9) No answer70.5
TOTAL1398100.0


JEWLIFE from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Jews have contributed much to the cultural life of America. (JEWLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7912.1
2) Agree32650.1
3) Neither8613.2
4) Disagree9414.4
5) Strongly disagree40.6
6) Dont know629.5
TOTAL651100.0



Variant:Great Men (General Attitude variant)
 

Does the respondent believe that many of the world's great men have been Jews?

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JEWGREAT from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- An unusually large number of the worlds greatest men have been Jews (JEWGREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33942.5
2) Somewhat23229.1
3) No22628.4
TOTAL797100.0


IFJEWGRT from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- An unusually large number of the worlds greatest men have been Jews (IFJEWGRT)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly35547.6
2) Unfriendly30.4
3) Neither38852.0
TOTAL746100.0


JWGRTMEN from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- An unusual number of the worlds greatest men have been Jews. (JWGRTMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98240.3
2) Somewhat53822.1
3) No91737.6
TOTAL2437100.0


JGRTMENR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If an unusual number of the worlds greatest men have been Jews. (JGRTMENR)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly95940.8
2) Unfriendly200.9
3) Neither way1,36958.3
TOTAL2348100.0


JEWGREAT from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- An unusually large number of the worlds greatest men have been Jews (JEWGREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9839.5
2) Somewhat9136.7
3) No5923.8
TOTAL248100.0


IFJEWGRT from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- An unusually large number of the worlds greatest men have been Jews (IFJEWGRT)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly9943.2
2) Unfriendly10.4
3) Neither12956.3
TOTAL229100.0



Variant:Neighbors (General Attitude variant)
 

How would the respondent feel about having Jews as neighbors?

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LIVEJEWS from General Social Survey, 2000

Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Jews? (LIVEJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Strong favor17412.4
2) Favor29721.2
3) Neither favor nor oppose71351.0
4) Oppose966.9
5) Strongly oppose271.9
8) Dont know775.5
9) No answer141.0
TOTAL1398100.0


LIVEJEWS from General Social Survey, 1990

Would you favor living in a neighborhood where half of your neighbors were Jews? (LIVEJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor846.1
2) Favor23717.3
3) Neither favor nor oppose83660.9
4) Oppose14810.8
5) Strongly oppose382.8
8) Dont know191.4
9) No answer100.7
TOTAL1372100.0


NEIJEW from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

I am going to name various groups of people. Please tell me whether or not you would like to have these groups as neighbors, if it wouldnt make any difference to you, or if you would prefer not to have them as neighbors. -- Jews. (NEIJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Would like9214.1
2) Make no difference53281.7
3) Prefer not213.2
4) Dont know/No answer60.9
TOTAL651100.0



Variant:Temperature (General Attitude variant)
 

This variant asks respondents to place Jews on a temperature scale.

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VCF0205 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004

Jews -- feeling thermometer (VCF0205)
TOTAL%
0) 01710.9
1) 130.0
2) 210.0
3) 330.0
4) 410.0
5) 580.0
6) 610.0
7) 720.0
8) 810.0
10) 10360.2
15) 151090.6
20) 20380.2
25) 25240.1
27) 2710.0
30) 302241.2
35) 35120.1
40) 404202.3
45) 45230.1
47) 4710.0
49) 4950.0
50) 505,82831.6
51) 5110.0
52) 5210.0
55) 55270.1
57) 5710.0
58) 5820.0
60) 601,6268.8
65) 65910.5
66) 6610.0
67) 6710.0
68) 6820.0
70) 702,23712.1
72) 7220.0
73) 7310.0
75) 753431.9
77) 7710.0
78) 7820.0
80) 804152.3
81) 8110.0
85) 851,97310.7
87) 8710.0
88) 8810.0
89) 8910.0
90) 902241.2
92) 9220.0
93) 9310.0
95) 95500.3
96) 9620.0
97) 97-100 degrees1,5588.5
98) Dont know7474.1
99) NA; no Post IW2,20011.9
TOTAL18427100.0


JEWTEMP from General Social Survey, 2004

Temperature toward Jews 0=Cold;100=Hot Id like to get your feelings toward groups that are in the news these days. I will use something we call the feeling thermometer, and here is how it works. Ill read the name of a groups and Id like you to rate that group using the feeling thermometer. Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel favorable and warm toward the group. Ratings between 0 degrees and 50 degrees mean that you dont feel favorable toward the group and that you dont care too much for that group. How would you rate Jews? (998 = Dont know/999=No answer) (JEWTEMP)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


JEWSTHRM from American National Election Studies, 2004

Feeling Thermometer: Jews (JEWSTHRM)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


W6YA46_J from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

[IF W6YA45=1] Do you feel (extremely warm, moderately warm, or a little warm / a little warm, moderately warm, or extremely warm) toward Jews? (W6YA46_J)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer10.0
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation461.5
-1) Inapplicable73724.2
1) Extremely warm32510.7
2) Moderately warm30510.0
3) A little warm622.0
TOTAL3049100.0


W6YA47_I from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

[IF W6YA45=2] Do you feel (extremely cold, moderately cold, or a little cold / a little cold, moderately cold, or extremely cold) toward Jews? (W6YA47_I)
TOTAL%
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation531.7
-1) Inapplicable1,39145.6
1) Extremely cold100.3
2) Moderately cold120.4
3) A little cold100.3
TOTAL3049100.0


V085064F from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

How would you rate: Jews? (V085064F)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused160.7
-8) Dont know (dont know where to rate)693.0
-6) Thermometer: dont know who this is170.7
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
0) 0180.8
5) 510.0
10) 1020.1
15) 15190.8
25) 2530.1
30) 30271.2
40) 40532.3
50) 5074432.0
55) 5560.3
59) 5920.1
60) 602279.8
62) 6210.0
65) 6560.3
70) 7031213.4
75) 7560.3
76) 7610.0
80) 80140.6
85) 8531213.4
90) 90110.5
100) 10023510.1
TOTAL2323100.0


W6YA45_J from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

Do you feel warm, cold, or neither warm nor cold toward Jews? (W6YA45_J)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer40.1
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation341.1
1) Warm69322.7
2) Cold321.0
3) Neither warm nor cold71323.4
TOTAL3049100.0


JEWTEMP from General Social Survey, 1988

Temperature toward Jews 0=Cold;100=Hot (JEWTEMP)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


JEWSTHRM from American National Election Studies, 2002

THERMOMETER RATING: JEWS [887=Dont recognize; 888=Dont know where to rate; 889=Refused; 999=NA] (JEWSTHRM)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0



Category 7:Influence
 

Does the respondent think Jews have too much influence?

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GOVTINF3 from Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

Now Im going to mention certain groups and organizations. Please tell me whether you would like to see them have MORE influence in government and political matters than they have now, or LESS influence than they have now. -- The Jews (GOVTINF3)
TOTAL%
1) More1,11826.8
2) Less2,05149.1
3) About right3267.8
4) Dont know68416.4
TOTAL4,179100.0


INFLUJEW from General Social Survey, 1990

For each group I read to you, just tell me the number of the statement that best says how you feel: Jews (INFLUJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too much influence28620.8
2) Right amount of influence73553.6
3) Too little influence17012.4
8) Dont know15811.5
9) No answer231.7
TOTAL1372100.0


JEWISH1 from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

Compared to other groups today in the U.S., do you think Jews have too much power and influence, too little, or about the right amount? (JEWISH1)
TOTAL%
1) Too much power26112.5
2) Too little power1276.1
3) About the right amount1,42868.6
8) Dont know23111.1
9) Refused341.6
TOTAL2,081100.0


INFJEW from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

Do you feel that the following groups have too much influence, too little influence, or the right amount of influence in our society? -- Jews. (INFJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too much influence7411.4
2) Too little influence35855.0
3) Right amount of influence13821.2
4) Dont know/No answer8112.4
TOTAL651100.0


RELPWR1 from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO THINK THERE ARE RELIGIOUS GROUPS IN AMERICA WHO HAVE TOO MUCH POWER AND INFLUENCE: Which religious groups have too much power and influence? First mention (RELPWR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable2,39971.3
1) General or vague220.7
2) Atheists40.1
3) Baptists651.9
4) Born-again Christians371.1
5) Catholics33510.0
6) Cults and sects180.5
7) Fundamentalists361.1
8) Jews511.5
9) Moonies140.4
10) Moral Majority1374.1
11) Mormons371.1
12) Secular humanists30.1
13) TV preachers561.7
28) Zionists10.0
32) Muslims50.1
34) Billy Graham10.0
38) Southern Baptists10.0
39) Mennonites10.0
40) Jehovahs Witnesses80.2
41) Bakkers-PTL130.4
42) Satanic worshipers20.1
43) Ku Klux Klan40.1
44) Christians40.1
45) Seventh-day Adventists10.0
46) Pat Robertson20.1
47) Scientology10.0
48) Protestants30.1
60) New Age movement10.0
61) Pentecostals60.2
62) Evangelists80.2
63) Hare Krishnas50.1
65) Oral Roberts10.0
67) Episcopalians10.0
68) Mafia10.0
71) TV religions10.0
72) All religions40.1
73) Terrorists-survivalist10.0
74) National Black Caucus10.0
76) Wealthy10.0
77) Homosexuals10.0
78) Greeks20.1
85) Jim Jones10.0
97) Rather not say30.1
98) Dont Know641.9
TOTAL3363100.0


RELPWR2 from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO THINK THERE ARE RELIGIOUS GROUPS IN AMERICA WHO HAVE TOO MUCH POWER AND INFLUENCE: Which religious groups have too much power and influence? Second mention (RELPWR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable3,09592.0
3) Baptists20.1
4) Born-again Christians10.0
5) Catholics421.2
6) Cults and sects60.2
7) Fundamentalists140.4
8) Jews561.7
9) Moonies110.3
10) Moral Majority381.1
11) Mormons200.6
12) Secular humanists10.0
13) TV preachers210.6
14) Other10.0
29) PACs10.0
31) Religious Right10.0
38) Southern Baptists10.0
40) Jehovahs Witnesses70.2
41) Bakkers-PTL100.3
42) Satanic worshipers10.0
43) Ku Klux Klan10.0
44) Christians10.0
45) Seventh-day Adventists10.0
46) Pat Robertson10.0
48) Protestants80.2
49) Bible Speaks10.0
61) Pentecostals40.1
62) Evangelists20.1
63) Hare Krishnas20.1
65) Oral Roberts10.0
69) Church of God10.0
70) Liberals10.0
71) TV religions20.1
72) All religions30.1
75) National Council of Churches20.1
86) Unification Church10.0
98) Dont Know20.1
TOTAL3363100.0


RELPWR3 from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO THINK THERE ARE RELIGIOUS GROUPS IN AMERICA WHO HAVE TOO MUCH POWER AND INFLUENCE: Which religious groups have too much power and influence? Third mention (RELPWR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable3,30898.4
5) Catholics10.0
7) Fundamentalists20.1
8) Jews110.3
9) Moonies10.0
10) Moral Majority110.3
11) Mormons70.2
13) TV preachers50.1
30) Jewish Anti-Defamation League10.0
32) Muslims/Moslems10.0
33) Whites20.1
35) Right to Life10.0
40) Jehovah Witnesses10.0
41) Bakkers-PTL20.1
43) Ku Klux Klan20.1
46) Pat Robertson10.0
47) Scientology20.1
48) Protestants10.0
66) Lutheran20.1
98) Dont Know10.0
TOTAL3363100.0


PWRJEWS from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Many people say some groups have too much power in this country and some have not enough, but they often disagree on which groups have too much or too little. For each of the following groups of people in America, please decide whether you think they have too much power, too little, or about the right amount of power in our nations affairs. -- Jews (PWRJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Too much power43619.8
2) Too little power1295.9
3) Just the right amount of power1,63274.3
TOTAL2197100.0


STRO_JEW from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

In the next few years, would you welcome or not welcome each of the following groups becoming a stronger presence in the United States: Jews (STRO_JEW)
TOTAL%
1) Welcome2,28478.5
2) Not welcome42714.7
3) Indifferent1204.1
4) Don’t know692.4
5) Refused90.3
TOTAL2,909100.0



Category 8:Marriage
 

This question type concerns marriage between Jews and non-Jews

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OPINJEW from ABC News Religion Poll, 1997

Im going to read you a statement and please tell me whether you tend to agree or disagree with it, or if perhaps you have no opinion about the statement. Marriages between Christians and Jews are not a good idea. Do you agree or disagree? (OPINJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Agree15217.5
2) Disagree60269.3
8) DK/No opinion11513.2
Missing27 
TOTAL869100.0


MJEWNON from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Fall 1999

How about marriage between Jews and non-Jews do you approve or disapprove of those? (MJEWNON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve33884.1
2) Disapprove235.7
3) Depends (Volunteered)92.2
4) Dont know / No answer328.0
TOTAL402100.0


JWMRYJEW from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Jewish parents tend to be very concerned about making sure that their children marry Jews. (JWMRYJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,01074.5
2) Somewhat58321.6
3) No1043.9
TOTAL2697100.0


MJEWNON from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Fall 1999

How about marriage between Jews and non-Jews? Do you approve or disapprove of those? (MJEWNON)
TOTAL%
1) Approve65076.7
2) Disapprove647.6
3) Depends [Volunteered]364.3
4) Dont know/No answer9711.5
TOTAL847100.0



Category 9:Personal and Family Characteristics
 

This question type asks the respondent if certain descriptors of Jews/Jewish families apply.

Some questions fit within the "Personal and Family Characteristics" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 1 such variant.

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INTLJEWS from General Social Survey, 2000

The intelligence of Jews. (INTLJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Unintelligent70.5
2) 2151.1
3) 3513.6
4) 449635.5
5) 529721.2
6) 624217.3
7) 7 Intelligent1178.4
8) Dont know15911.4
9) No answer141.0
TOTAL1398100.0


FAMJEWS from General Social Survey, 2000

Jews committed to strong families: Where would you rate Jews in general on this scale? A score of 1 means that you think almost all of the people in the group have a commitment to strong families. A score of 7 means that you think almost everyone in the group lacks a commitment to strong families. (FAMJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Commitment to strong families22516.1
2) 231022.2
3) 327920.0
4) 433123.7
5) 5503.6
6) 6141.0
7) Lacks commitment to strong families70.5
8) Dont know16812.0
9) No answer141.0
TOTAL1398100.0


VIOLJEWS from General Social Survey, 1990

Do the people in the following groups tend to be violence prone or do they tend not to be prone to violence: Jews (VIOLJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 violent221.6
2) 2483.5
3) 3795.8
4) 445032.8
5) 522416.3
6) 626319.2
7) 7 not violent1369.9
8) Dont know1239.0
9) No answer272.0
TOTAL1372100.0


INTLJEWS from General Social Survey, 1990

Do the people in the following groups tend to be unintelligent or do they tend to be intelligent: Jews (INTLJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 unintelligent141.0
2) 2332.4
3) 3604.4
4) 434525.1
5) 528720.9
6) 633724.6
7) 7 intelligent16912.3
8) Dont know956.9
9) No answer322.3
TOTAL1372100.0


JEWBETTR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews tend to believe that they are better than other people (JEWBETTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23429.4
2) Somewhat23729.8
3) No32440.8
TOTAL795100.0


JEWNJEW from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Jews like to be with other Jews and tend to avoid non-Jews. (JEWNJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98336.9
2) Somewhat1,09141.0
3) No59022.1
TOTAL2664100.0


JEWBTRSC from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Jewish children tend to get better grades in school than Christian children do. (JEWBTRSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47318.4
2) Somewhat49719.4
3) No1,59762.2
TOTAL2567100.0


JWDRSFLS from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Jews tend to wear flashy clothes and jewelry. (JWDRSFLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51519.5
2) Somewhat73227.7
3) No1,39552.8
TOTAL2642100.0


JWFLSDRS from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If Jews tend to wear flashy clothes and jewelry. (JWFLSDRS)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly2419.4
2) Unfriendly42316.5
3) Neither way1,90674.2
TOTAL2570100.0


JBLVJBTR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If Jews believe that they are better than other people. (JBLVJBTR)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly1355.8
2) Unfriendly1,15749.8
3) Neither way1,02944.3
TOTAL2321100.0


JWNT2BDF from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If Jews want to remain different from other people, and yet, they are touchy if people notice these differences. (JWNT2BDF)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly1837.9
2) Unfriendly64527.8
3) Neither way1,49064.3
TOTAL2318100.0


JEWBETTR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews tend to believe that they are better than other people (JEWBETTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6726.5
2) Somewhat7328.9
3) No11344.7
TOTAL253100.0



Variant:Impact (Personal and Family Characteristics variant)
 

How do perceived personal or family characteristics of Jews impact the respondent's perception of them?

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IFJEWBTR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews tend to believe that they are better than other people (IFJEWBTR)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly9913.2
2) Unfriendly20126.9
3) Neither44859.9
TOTAL748100.0


IFJEWBTR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews tend to believe that they are better than other people (IFJEWBTR)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly3012.9
2) Unfriendly5825.0
3) Neither14462.1
TOTAL232100.0



Category 10:Politics
 

This question type asks about the politics of Jews.

Some questions fit within the "Politics" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 2 such variants.

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FAIRJEWS from General Social Survey, 2000

Jews committed to fair and equal treatment of all: Where would you rate Jews in general on this scale? A score of 1 means that you think almost all of the people in the group have a commitment to the fair and equal treatment of all groups in society. A score of 7 means that you think almost everyone in the group lacks commitment to the fair and equal treatment of all groups in society. (FAIRJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Commitment to fair and equal treatment634.5
2) 216611.9
3) 324417.5
4) 448134.4
5) 514410.3
6) 6574.1
7) Lacks commitment to fair and equal treatment372.6
8) Dont know19413.9
9) No answer120.9
TOTAL1398100.0


PARTJEWS from General Social Survey, 1990

Do the people in the following groups tend to be patriotic or do they tend to be unpatriotic: Jews (PARTJEWS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 patriotic18713.6
2) 227920.3
3) 326119.0
4) 436826.8
5) 5805.8
6) 6342.5
7) 7 unpatriotic100.7
8) Dont know1218.8
9) No answer322.3
TOTAL1372100.0


V121F from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

Jews (How much do members of that group agree with your vision of American society?) (V121F)
TOTAL%
1) Almost completely agree34916.8
2) Mostly agree59828.7
3) Somewhat agree81739.3
4) Not at all1416.8
8) Dont know1637.8
9) Refused130.6
TOTAL2,081100.0


JEWLEFT from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Jews are main backers of left-wing causes in the United States. (JEWLEFT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50.8
2) Agree538.1
3) Neither9915.2
4) Disagree27141.6
5) Strongly disagree7010.8
6) Dont know15323.5
TOTAL651100.0


JEWARB from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- American Jews are trying to influence our government to support Israel against the Arabs (JEWARB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39650.5
2) Somewhat23930.5
3) No14919.0
TOTAL784100.0



Variant:Impact (Politics variant)
 

How do perceive political beliefs of Jews impact the respondent's perception of them?

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IFJEWISR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews, in general, are inclined to be more loyal to Israel than to America (IFJEWISR)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly13417.7
2) Unfriendly16621.9
3) Neither45860.4
TOTAL758100.0


IFJEWCOM from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews are less likely than others to oppose Communism (IFJEWCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly5825.1
2) Unfriendly6729.0
3) Neither10645.9
TOTAL231100.0


IFJEWISR from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- Jews, in general, are inclined to be more loyal to Israel than to America (IFJEWISR)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly4719.9
2) Unfriendly4418.6
3) Neither14561.4
TOTAL236100.0


IFJEWARB from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. If this were true of Jews how would it make you feel toward them? -- American Jews are trying to influence our government to support Israel against the Arabs (IFJEWARB)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly5924.8
2) Unfriendly218.8
3) Neither15866.4
TOTAL238100.0



Variant:Loyalty (Politics variant)
 

This variant asks about Jewish loyalty to the United States

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JEWISH3 from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

As a group, do you think Jews are more loyal to Israel than to America, more loyal to America than Israel, or equally loyal to both? (IF ONLY LOYAL TO ONLY COUNTRY, CODE AS IF MORE LOYAL TO THAT) (JEWISH3)
TOTAL%
1) More loyal to Israel38318.4
2) More loyal to America41019.7
3) Equally loyal to US/Israel1,00548.3
8) Dont know24311.7
9) Refused401.9
TOTAL2,081100.0


JEWISREL from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)

Lets turn first to relations between Christians and Jews. There is some disagreement as to what Jews are like. Below are some things people have said at one time or another about Jews. For each statement, I would like you to do two things: FIRST, read the statement and decide whether you tend to think it is true of Jews; then put your answer in Column A in the usual manner. SECOND, whether or not you think the statement is true of Jews, please indicate in Column B how you would feel if it were true. Do you think this is true of Jews? -- Jews, in general, are inclined to be more loyal to Israel than to America (JEWISREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23929.7
2) Somewhat21526.7
3) No35143.6
TOTAL805100.0



Category 11:Relationship to Christianity
 

Is it necessary to convert Jews? Are Christian and Jewish beliefs compatible?

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JEWCHRIS from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- It is possible for Jews and Christians to live together in peace and harmony, despite their religious differences. (JEWCHRIS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18929.0
2) Agree40662.4
3) Neither162.5
4) Disagree233.5
5) Strongly disagree30.5
6) Dont know142.2
TOTAL651100.0


CONVERT from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Jews do not need to be converted to Christianity. (CONVERT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8412.9
2) Agree26039.9
3) Neither7711.8
4) Disagree15623.9
5) Strongly disagree365.5
6) Dont know396.0
TOTAL652100.0


SHAREVAL from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- Despite their religious differences, Jews and Christians share the same basic moral values. (SHAREVAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8012.3
2) Agree43867.4
3) Neither446.8
4) Disagree456.9
5) Strongly disagree40.6
6) Dont know396.0
TOTAL650100.0


PASTCVRT from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Now we would like you to tell us how you think your pastor feels about a variety of things. We realize that this may be somewhat difficult for you to decide, but we ask you to do the best you can. For each of the following items, we would like you to decide whether your pastor approves or disapproves of it, or really has no preference either way. -- Converting Jews to Christianity (PASTCVRT)
TOTAL%
1) Approves1,32850.2
2) Disapproves883.3
3) Doesnt care572.2
4) I really dont know1,17244.3
TOTAL2645100.0


IFLCNVRT from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

How do you feel about each of the following? -- Converting Jews to Christianity (IFLCNVRT)
TOTAL%
1) Approve1,38352.3
2) Disapprove36914.0
3) Dont really care44216.7
4) I really dont know45017.0
TOTAL2644100.0



Category 12:Religious Beliefs
 

What are Jewish beliefs, according to the respondent?

Some questions fit within the "Religious Beliefs" subcategory but varied in a notable way. ARDA staff identified 2 such variants.

[ Holidays? | Impact ]

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JEWEXIST from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

How do you think Jews in America today feel about Jesus? -- They dont believe He ever really existed and feel Christians are foolish to believe in Him. (JEWEXIST)
TOTAL%
1) Agree29210.2
2) Disagree2,57989.8
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWTEACH from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

How do you think Jews in America today feel about Jesus? -- Jews respect Christ as a great teacher, but they are still sure He is not the Son of God. (JEWTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree2,11173.5
2) Disagree76026.5
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWFANAT from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

How do you think Jews in America today feel about Jesus? -- Jews regard Jesus as a misguided fanatic. (JEWFANAT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1184.1
2) Disagree2,75395.9
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWMUCH from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

How do you think Jews in America today feel about Jesus? -- Jews dont give much thought to Jesus and His message. (JEWMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree42514.8
2) Disagree2,44685.2
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWWORRY from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

How do you think Jews in America today feel about Jesus? -- Jews secretly worry that they may be wrong for not accepting Jesus as the Savior. (JEWWORRY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree2468.6
2) Disagree2,62591.4
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWSORRY from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

How do you think Jews in America today feel about Jesus? -- Jews are sorry about Christs crucifixion. (JEWSORRY)
TOTAL%
1) Agree42314.7
2) Disagree2,44885.3
TOTAL2871100.0


JEWORSHP from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

For each of the following religious beliefs and practices listed below, decide whether or not you think it is generally true of the three major American faiths. -- Jews worship God. (JEWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,41095.0
2) No1265.0
TOTAL2536100.0


JEWLFDTH from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

For each of the following religious beliefs and practices listed below, decide whether or not you think it is generally true of the three major American faiths. -- Jews believe in life after death. (JEWLFDTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,86686.6
2) No28913.4
TOTAL2155100.0


JEWGODWD from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

For each of the following religious beliefs and practices listed below, decide whether or not you think it is generally true of the three major American faiths. -- Jews regard the Old Testament as Gods word. (JEWGODWD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,20192.8
2) No1717.2
TOTAL2372100.0


JEWBLVCH from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

For each of the following religious beliefs and practices listed below, decide whether or not you think it is generally true of the three major American faiths. -- Jews believe in Christ. (JEWBLVCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1837.8
2) No2,16692.2
TOTAL2349100.0


JEWSAINT from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

For each of the following religious beliefs and practices listed below, decide whether or not you think it is generally true of the three major American faiths. -- Jews honor the Holy Saints. (JEWSAINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21310.1
2) No1,88689.9
TOTAL2099100.0


JEWTRURE from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

For each of the following religious beliefs and practices listed below, decide whether or not you think it is generally true of the three major American faiths. -- Jews are truly religious. (JEWTRURE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,24592.8
2) No1757.2
TOTAL2420100.0


JWNTRELI from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- While many Jews attend synagogues and worship God, most Jews are not very religious. (JWNTRELI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38915.9
2) Somewhat57023.3
3) No1,48360.7
TOTAL2442100.0


JWBLVIGN from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Among themselves, Jews think Christians are ignorant for believing Christ was the Son of God. (JWBLVIGN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55324.7
2) Somewhat60627.1
3) No1,07748.2
TOTAL2236100.0



Variant:Holidays? (Religious Beliefs variant)
 

Does the respondent believe the Jews oppose allowing Christian holidays in school?

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JWCHHDAY from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Do you feel Jews tend to be like this? -- Many Jews oppose allowing Christian holidays, such as Christmas and Easter, to be celebrated in the public schools. (JWCHHDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73930.6
2) Somewhat51821.5
3) No1,15747.9
TOTAL2414100.0



Variant:Impact (Religious Beliefs variant)
 

Do perceived Jewish beliefs impact the respondent's attitudes towards Jews?

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JNTRELIG from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If, while many Jews attend synagogues and worship God, most Jews arent very religious. (JNTRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly23910.2
2) Unfriendly29012.4
3) Neither way1,81277.4
TOTAL2341100.0


JBLVIGNR from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

If Jews were like this, would it tend to make you feel friendly, unfriendly, or neither way? -- If, among themselves, Jews think Christians are ignorant for believing Christ was the Son of God. (JBLVIGNR)
TOTAL%
1) Friendly1165.1
2) Unfriendly1,00044.2
3) Neither way1,14750.7
TOTAL2263100.0



Category 13:Trust
 

Does the respondent trust Jews?

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TRUSTJEW from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q56f. How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Jews (TRUSTJEW)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all825.2
2) Only a little21013.4
3) Some99763.5
4) A lot28218.0
Missing77 
TOTAL1,571100.0


TRUSTJEW from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963

Suppose a friend told you he had been offered an attractive business deal by a Jewish businessman, but wondered if he should risk trusting a Jew in business. What would you most likely advise him? (TRUSTJEW)
TOTAL%
1) To avoid deals with Jews341.2
2) To be very careful of dealing with a Jew1595.8
3) To go ahead, but be somewhat careful72026.4
4) To go ahead because Jews are no more likely to be dishonest1,75364.3
5) To go ahead because Jews are especially honest in business592.2
TOTAL2725100.0




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