The Differential Impact on Adult Jewish Identity
Publication Date: January 2007
Author(s): Steven M. Cohen
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Jewish education; Identity formation
Coverage: United States
The essential task of this research is to determine not just the simple association between Jewish education in childhood and Jewish identity in adulthood but rather the net impact of the former on the latter. Doing so demands that the analysis successfully controls for the most influential confounding factors, of which parental religiosity is among the most important.