American Jewry: A Population Projection, 1990-2020
Publication Date: January 1993
Publisher(s): Brandeis University Press
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Residential mobility
Coverage: United States
The analysis presented in this chapter focused on the national American Jewish scene. The demographic profile of individual communities will most likely be affected by residential mobility, be it intercity, interstate, or interregional move. It is apparent that internal migration is today 'the major dynamic responsible for the growth or decline of many local Jewish communities and for the changing distribution of the Jewish population.