Where are We? The Inner Life of American Jews

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Publisher: Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Author(s): Leonard Fein

Research Area: Culture and religion; Social conditions

Keywords: American Jews; Identity formation

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


In Contemporary Jewry 24, 1-8. If the question is "Where are we going?" then it is worth looking at a whole variety of issues, from financial cost of being Jewish to the status of women in our community, from straightforward demographic measures to the subtle transfer of authority in our communities from federations to mega-wealthy family foundations. Here, however, we will focus on identity.