Assimilation, Transformation, and the Long Range Impact of Intermarriage

Publication Date: January 2005

Publisher: Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Author(s): Bruce A. Phillips

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Marriage

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Using the NJPS 2000 and other Jewish population studies, the Jewish identity of mixed-parentage and Jewish parentage is compared. In the abstract the former are oriented to the Jewish people, but at a concrete level their communal ties are tenuous and their children's Jewish identity is doubtful.