Affiliation and nonaffiliation in the United States Jewish community


Publication Date: January 1978

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Fred Massarik

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: American Jews; Jewish identification

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The paper proposes a series of ten major socio-ideological types in the United States Jewish population. A thorough understanding of the U.S. Jewish population and the application of this understanding to planning for Jewish survival will be enhanced by a systematic consideration of the distinct varieties of Jewishness currently found in the U.S.