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The Social Characteristics of the Jews of Greater New York

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Publication Date: January 1984

Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Paul Ritterband; Steven M. Cohen

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Population and demographics (Ethnic and racial groups)

Keywords: American Jews; Demography

Type: Report

Coverage: New York


The article describes the socio-demographic profile of the New York area Jewish community in 1981. Authors review household composition; age distribution; modes of identification, affiliation and practice; education, occupation and income; and patterns of residential distribution.