Creating a BRIGHT FUTURE for the Jewish communities of the Miami Valley

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton has launched Jewish Dayton Dreams Biga visioning process to anticipate the priorities of the Jewish Community for the next 20 years.  Jewish Dayton Dreams Big will identify the challenges, opportunities, goals, and strategies to maintain and grow a vibrant Jewish community in greater Dayton for the next two decades.

This survey of the Jewish community is one of the important inputs that will be used to formulate the findings and recommendations for this visioning initiative.  Your opinions as a member of the Jewish community are critical to underscoring priorities which may be identified for the future.

This survey will only take a few minutes to complete.  Your responses will be kept completely anonymous for purposes of reporting.

Thank you in advance for your participation in this process.  Your views are important to the future for our Jewish Dayton.

* 1. Please indicate your current age range.

* 2. How long have you lived in the greater Dayton area?

* 3. Where are you a member?  Please mark all that apply.

* 4. How many adults (over age 21) live in your household?

* 5. If you have children at home, how many are:

* 6. How long do you expect to remain in the Dayton Community?

* 7. Please indicate where you also attend Jewish programs or worship.  Please mark all that apply.

* 8. What are the primary strengths Jewish Dayton needs to build upon for the future? Please mark all that apply.

* 9. In looking out at Jewish Dayton over the next 20 years, what are the primary limitations or weaknesses to overcome?  (Please mark all that apply.)

* 10. Please identify any needed future programs or services which you consider vital to Jewish Dayton for the next 20 years.

* 11. What is your vision for increased collaboration among Jewish organizations and entities in our community?

* 12. If you could change three things about Jewish Dayton in the next 20 years, what would they be?

* 13. What would best position Jewish Dayton for success over the next 20 years?

* 14. What are the most important activities or priorities to increase the Jewish population in greater Dayton?

* 15. On a scale of 1 to 7 with 1 being unimportant and 7 being highly important, how important is your connection to the Jewish community in the next 20 years?

  1 Unimportant 2 3 4 5 6 7 Highly Important
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* 16. What are the most important community partnerships for Jewish Dayton to develop over the next 20 years to fulfill its dreams?

* 17. On a scale of 1 to 7 with 1 being unimportant and 7 being highly important, how important to you is an affiliation with a Jewish Synagogue?

  1 Unimportant 2 3 4 5 6 7 Highly Important
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* 18. How are you currently involved in the Jewish community?

* 19. On a scale of 1 to 7 with 1 being unimportant and 7 being highly important, how important in the next 20 years will it be for Jewish Dayton to engage with other Jewish communities in Cincinnati and Columbus?

  1 Unimportant 2 3 4 5 6 7 Highly Important
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* 20. What are some ways that Jewish Dayton could play an important role in the growth and development of the larger Dayton community in the next 20 years?

* 21. What are the most important non-Jewish organizations or causes you support in the Dayton community?

* 22. What are the ways you learn about the Jewish community in Dayton?  (Please mark all that apply.)

* 23. Where are the places you go to learn about new opportunities and experiences in Dayton overall? (Please mark all that apply.)

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