The Congregations of Westchester

Publication Date: March 2004

Publisher: Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Author(s): Amy L. Sales

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Congregations

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The primary purpose of the study is to learn about the Jewish identities and connections of synagogue members. During this process we also learn about the institution - the role that the synagogue plays in people's lives and the themes that strengthen or undermine that role.