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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: A member of the Jewish Orthodox community walks with her child down a street in a Brooklyn neighborhood on June 14, 2012 in New York City. According to a new study by Jewish Policy & Action Research, New York City's Jewish population, especially the Orthodox community, is growing. The study found that there are 1.54 million Jews living in 694,000 Jewish households in New York City and three suburban counties. This represents an increase of 9 percent between 2002 and 2011 of Jewish residents. Outside of Israel New York has the highest percentage of people identifying themselves as Jewish. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Spencer Platt/Getty