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The Impact of Geographic Mobility on Jewish Community Participation: Disruptive or Supportive?

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Publication Date: January 1978

Publisher(s): Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Author(s): Chales Jaret

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Social conditions (Community life and organization)

Keywords: American Jews; Residential mobility

Type: Report

Coverage: Illinois


In Contemporary Jewry 4/2, 9-21. This paper presents some empirical evidence and suggest a resolution of the dual perspective on the impact of geographic mobility on Jewish community organization, using the individual as the unit of analysis. Data come from personal interviews of a 1975 sample survey of Jews in 9 metropolitan Chicago residential areas.