Congregation, Community and Continuity: Denominational Affiliation as an Indicator of Jewish Identity
Publication Date: January 2001
Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Chaim I. Waxman
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Identity formation; Congregations
Coverage: United States
In Jewish Population Studies 29 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1997), 281-293. This paper examines the question of the relationship between religious affiliation and a variety of manifestations of Jewish identity and identification. The author presents data for baby boomers and those born between 1926-1945 based on the 1990 NJPS.