Patterns of Spatial Behavior among Jews in West European and North American Cities


Publication Date: October 2008

Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry

Author(s): Shimon Stern

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: World Jews; Residential mobility

Type: Report


In Jewish Population Studies 27 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1993), 177-190. This paper examines the spatial residential behavior of Jews within the cities in which they live. Two methods were used here to analyze Jewish residential behavior: the geographical and the historical method. The Jewish communities examined are: Basel; Strasbourg; Amsterdam; Leeds; and Vancouver.