Jewish Community Centers and Their Jewish Members: Profiles in Religious and Ethnic Identity

Publication Date: November 2004

Publisher: Florence G. Heller-JCC Association Research Center

Author(s): Steven M. Cohen

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Identity formation; Jewish organization

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This report profiles the religious and ethnic identity contours of the Jewish members of the Jewish Community Centers in the United States. It explores how these members engage as Jews, and how they may differ from other affiliated Jews and the larger group of unaffiliated Jews around the country.