A Flame Still Burns: The Dimensions and Determinants of Jewish Identity Among Young Adult Children of the Intermarried - Findings and Policy Implications


Publication Date: June 2005

Publisher: Jewish Outreach Institute

Author(s): Pearl Beck

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Identity formation; Jewish identification

Type: Report

Coverage: Massachusetts Illinois California


Based on 90 face-to-face interviews with people age 22-30 who grew up with one Jewish and one non-Jewish parent the study presents a textured portrait that reveals the complex and multi-faceted attitudes and behaviors of the respondents. The study develops policy initiatives and strategies for engaging this population.