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Jewish Involvement of The Baby Boom Generation: Interrogating the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey

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Publication Date: November 1993

Publisher(s): Louis Guttman Israel Institute of Applied Social Research

Author(s): Elihu Katz; Mordechai Rimor

Funder(s): AviChai Foundation

Funder(s): AviChai Foundation

Series: MR/1185/B/E

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Population and demographics (Ethnic and racial groups)

Keywords: Jewish Education; Demography; Birth Cohorts; Jewish Involvement

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The purpose of this study is to characterize the Jewish involvement of baby boomers as a function of demographic and socio-economic factors, variations in Jewish affiliation, and types of Jewish education. Sections are devoted to the interrelations among the indicators of involvement, the causal influence of Jewish education on Jewish involvement, and to the characteristics of those who have recently increased their Jewish commitment.