What Percentage of Congress Is Jewish?

I'm curious to know what percentage of Congress is Jewish. Separate

percentages of both Senate and House would be appreciated as well, if

possible.

Thanks.

ed



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  1. Dear esarkissian,

    Of the 435 Members of the House of Representatives, 26 are Jewish.

    This equals a percentage of 5.97701%.

    Of the 100 Senators, 11 are Jewish. This equals a percentage of 11%.

    The 108th Congress consists of a total of 535 Members, of which 37 are

    Jewish. This equals a percentage of 6.9158846%.

    Sources:

    Jewish Virtual Library: Jewish Members of the 108th Congress

    http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/US-Israel/jewcong108.html

    US House of Representatives, Office of the Clerk: Congressional

    Profile

    http://clerk.house.gov/members/congProfile.php

    Search terms used:

    "jewish members of congress"

    ://www.google.de/search?hl=de&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&newwindow=1&q=%22jewish+members+of+congress%22&meta=

    Hope this answers your question!

    Best regards,

    Scriptor

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