,,American Jewry: A Population Projection, 1990-2020

American Jewry: A Population Projection, 1990-2020


Publication Date: January 1993

Publisher: Brandeis University Press

Author(s): Uzi Rebhun; Sergio DellaPergola; Mark Tolts

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Residential mobility

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The analysis presented in this chapter focused on the national American Jewish scene. The demographic profile of individual communities will most likely be affected by residential mobility, be it intercity, interstate, or interregional move. It is apparent that internal migration is today 'the major dynamic responsible for the growth or decline of many local Jewish communities and for the changing distribution of the Jewish population.