The Sephardim of the United States: an explanatory study

Publication Date: January 1974

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Mark D. Angel

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Jewish culture

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Under the sponsorship of the Union of Sephardic Congregations a study of American-born Sephardim of Judeo-Spanish background was conducted during 1972. This report presents the main findings of the research concluding that if there is no reversal in the trends indicated by the data, no viable Sephardic community may be left in the U.S. in two or three generations.