Changing Social Characteristics of Orthodox, Conservative and Reform Jews
Publication Date: January 1966
Publisher(s): Association for the Sociology of Religion
Author(s): Charles S. Liebman
Keywords: American Jews; Socioeconomic status
Coverage: New York
The issue is raised as to whether the relationship found to exist between social class and various Protestant denominations will also be found for Jewish denominations. A study of the income levels of the areas within the metropolitan New York area in which new synagogues were constructed was made in order to assess the social class changes among the three Jewish denominations.