Issues in the Study of the Urban and Regional Distribution of Jews in the United States

Publication Date: January 1993

Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry

Author(s): Gary A. Tobin

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Residential mobility

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


In Jewish Population Studies 25 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1989), 66-75. This paper analyzes some methodological issues involved in studying the regional and urban shifts of American Jewry. Some basic themes concerning regional and intercity mobility are discussed so are the policy implications of regional and urban shifts.