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
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.
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