Publication Date: January 2001
Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Harriet Hartman
Research Area: Culture and religion
Keywords: American Jews; Congregations; Identity formation
Coverage: United States
In Jewish Population Studies 29 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1997),239-260. In this paper we focus on the extent to which religiosity and ethnicity components make up Jewish identity, and how this Jewish identity varies among the major Jewish denominations, according to the New York Jewish Population Survey of 1991.