JUNE 25, 2020 / 12:00 – 1:00PM


The first Session presented the findings that help answer the question: "Who are we Jewishly?" It explored insights about where we are now, and focused on areas of opportunity for the Greater Rochester Jewish Community as we move forward.

Session Recording click here

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JULY 2, 2020 / 12:00 – 1:00PM


This session will share findings that celebrate how Rochester has become an increasingly diverse Jewish community, and identify ways that our community can become even more welcoming, inclusive, and equitable in the coming months and years.

Session Recording click here

Session PPT click here

JULY 9, 2020 / 12:00 – 1:00PM


This session will discuss findings that explored areas of safety and security throughout Rochester’s Jewish community. You will learn how we are successfully securing our community’s institutions, and also highlight areas of opportunity to increase our safety measures in the future.

Session Recording click here

Session PPT click here



The Jewish Federation surveys the community approximately

every 10 years both qualitatively and quantitatively to assess

who we are and what the needs are. The 2019 Every Voice

Count Survey results are listed below.



     1. Survey Methodology: What We Did & How Did It


     2. Who We Are Demographically 


     3. Who We Are Geographically 


     4. Who We Are Jewishly 


     5. Our Education-Related Findings


     6. Community-Related Perceptions & Expectations


     7. Perspectives on Anti-Semitism 


     8. Perspectives on Safety & Security


     9. Perspectives on Israel


   10. College Campus-Based Experiences


   11. Our Community's Seniors and their Caregivers


   12. Our Community's Inter-Faith Households & Families 


   13. Our Community's Jews of Color & Inter-Racial Jewish Households 


   14. Our Community's LGBTQ Members and their Families 


   15. Our Community's Israelis


   16. Our Community Members from the Former Soviet Union 


   17. Our Community Members with Disabilities & their Caregivers 


   18. Our Jewish Teen Perspective 


   19. Our Non-Jewish ("Jewish Adjacent") Perspective 


   20. Who We Are Charitably 


   21. The JCC's Land Use Opportunity Assessment 


   22. EVC Overview: A Full Year of Listening & Learning in 7 Minutes 


   23. EVC Take-Away: 10 Emerging Themes


   24. EVC Acknowledgements and Gratitudes



If you would like to print out the focused reports, download and save them to your computer and print the saved file. 




If you have questions regarding the Every Voice Counts Survey,

please contact Amy Libenson at