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American Jewry: A Population Projection, 1990-2020

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Publication Date: January 1993

Publisher(s): Brandeis University Press

Author(s): Uzi Rebhun; Sergio DellaPergola; Mark Tolts

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Population and demographics (Ethnic and racial groups)

Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Residential mobility

Type: Report

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.