The Boundary of Jewishness: Some Measures of Jewish Identity in the United States
Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Fred Massarik
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Identity formation
Coverage: United States
In Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography 1973), 117-139. Facing significant rise in the intermarriage rate and affected by declines in birthrates, the Jewish community of the United States increasingly has become concerned with problems of Jewish identity and survival. This report focuses on selected characteristics of a cross-section of the U.S. Jewish population, reached by the NJPS.