The Transmission of Jewish Identity Among Families in a Non-Jewish Neighborhood
Publication Date: January 1983
Publisher(s): Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s): Stuart Schoenfeld
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Canadian Jews; Residential mobility; Identity formation
In Contemporary Jewry 6/2, 34-42. This paper describes characteristics of Jewish families in downtown Toronto, discusses strategies of Jewish socialization they have developed and draw some conclusions about the kind of identity that may be emerging among them. The description is based upon 44 interviews conducted in 1977-78 supplemented by personal observation.