Demographic Transformations of US Jewry: Marriage and Mixed-Marriage in the 1980s

Publication Date: January 1989

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author(s): Schmelz Uziel O.; Sergio DellaPergola

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: Fertility; Demography; World Jews

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


In Studies in Contemporary Jewry 5, 169-200. The aim of this essay is to present a fact-oriented review of several major issues relevant to the demography of Jewish family formation in America. Based on a substantial amount of quantitative evidence, attention is paid here to marriage and mixed marriage.