Gallup to poll Jewish leaders in Europe

September 12, 2008

A major survey of Europe's Jewish leaders was launched this week.

It will ask hundreds of rabbis, charities and community representatives in 32 countries for their views on topics such as Israel, intermarriage and security.

The findings, which will be used to help shape community policy, are expected to be released by the end of the year.

The 30-minute questionnaire can be completed online or in paper format and has been commissioned by the International Centre for Community Development, part of the American Jewish Joint Distribution committee.

Alberto Senderey, ICCD president, said: "By inviting participants of different ages and a wide variety of roles and outlooks, we hope to capture an accurate portrait of the most pressing issues for European Jewish communities today."

Gallup Europe will collate the results.

Last updated: 3:05pm, September 11 2008