• PEOPLE NAME: JEWS OF RUSSIA

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PEID: 42910

ROP: 108454

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Jews

People Cluster: Jews

Language: Russian - (rus)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Judaism

Country: Russia

Also found in: Germany; Israel; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 1,630,000

Global Population: 3,118,800


PEID: 42910

ROP: 108454

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Jews of Russia, numbering 1,630,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Jews people cluster within the Jews affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,118,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Russian. The primary religion practiced by the Jews is Judaism, a religion developed among the ancient Hebrews and characterized by belief in one transcendent God who has revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.


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