The Impact of Feminism on the Contemporary American Jewish Community
Publication Date: January 1989
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Sylvia Barack Fishman
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jewry; Gender
Coverage: United States
The primary focus in this article will be a discussion and assessment of the impact of both general American and Jewish feminism on demographics, religious, and organizational spheres of American Jewish life. Source materials include statistical data from population studies of several Jewish communities; published and unpublished studies on particular segments of the Jewish population; analytical works that explore relevant aspects of American Jewish life; and articles in the popular press.