The Cost of Living Jewishly in Philadelphia
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 68:2
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Communal Organization; Research; Demographics
Coverage: Pennsylvania United States
By mapping out the costs of living Jewishly for a large Jewish community, the study described in this article brings cost out of the area of speculation and into the arena of public policy. It reveals a considerable range in those costs for families and individuals depending on affiliation pattems. Further research is needed on the interaction of values and economics and the special problems of middle-income Jewish families.