Beyond the Core: A Response to Elazar
Publication Date: January 1995
Publisher(s): Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s): Sherry Israel
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Jewish organization
Coverage: United States
In Contemporary Jewry 16, 126-130. Beyond the vitally connected core of the America's Jewish population, increasing numbers of Jews live low density Jewish lives, both geographically and in terms of ethnicity and religion. Directions for change in the cultures and structures of the organized Jewish community are noted which are more likely to reach such Jews than are ideological appeals.