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Old 12-13-2009, 08:27 PM
 
Location: New York, NY, USA
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I went to the Palm Springs area of California and noticed, to my amazement, that a multitude of Orthodox Jewish families have moved there.

What other USA cities/towns have a high-percentage of them? Thank you,
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Old 12-13-2009, 10:01 PM
 
Location: West Hollywood
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I went to the Palm Springs area of California and noticed, to my amazement, that a multitude of Orthodox Jewish families have moved there.

What other USA cities/towns have a high-percentage of them? Thank you,
Here are some of the tops:

Brooklyn, New York and Kiryas Joel (definitely the epicenter of Orthodox Jews anywhere outside of Israel)

"The Oranges", New Jersey

Skokie, Illinois (I grew up here - largest orthodox communities in the country outside of the New York)

West Rogers Park, Chicago

Fairfax District, Los Angeles

Miami and its surrounding area
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Old 12-13-2009, 10:01 PM
 
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Brooklyn. Take a look at this sign (real) posted by the city on the Williamsburg bridge:





















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I went to the Palm Springs area of California and noticed, to my amazement, that a multitude of Orthodox Jewish families have moved there.

What other USA cities/towns have a high-percentage of them? Thank you,
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Old 12-13-2009, 10:07 PM
 
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Kiryas Joel
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Old 12-13-2009, 11:17 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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Miami Beach has a huge orthodox Jewish community. It's very active and very visible.
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Old 12-14-2009, 09:43 AM
 
Location: 75025 (previously 75254, 90505, 90010, and 60614)
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The largest Jewish communities in the US are New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. I believe that Chicago and Philly are next.
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Old 12-14-2009, 10:58 AM
 
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I know Sullivan, Orange and Rockland Counties in NY have relatively high Jewish populations. I believe Spring Valley has a large Orthodox community too. This might help as well: American Jews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 12-14-2009, 11:04 AM
 
Location: West Seattle, WA
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I'd venture to guess that most major cities in the U.S., even in the Sunbelt, have an Orthodox community. In Atlanta, it's the Toco Hills/Briarvista neighborhood in NE Atlanta:

Congregation Beth Jacob
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Old 12-15-2009, 06:11 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Old 12-26-2010, 02:00 PM
 
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Default Orthodox towns

I live in Englewood NJ great modern Orthodox area. Also Teanck NJ but a little more reliougus.
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