New Perspectives in American Jewish Sociology
Publication Date: January 1987
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Nathan Glazer
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Assimilation
Coverage: United States
For several decades, serious scholars have predicted that increased intermarriage, declining birthrates and widespread assimilation would bring about the weakening, perhaps even the disappearance, of American Jewry. More recently, however, these dire predictions have been challenged by new studies pointing to a vibrant Jewish community, working confidently for a secure Jewish future.