Jewish Education and Jewish Identity: Findings from the National Jewish Population Survey of 1990

Publication Date: January 1997

Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry

Author(s): Alice Goldstein

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Jewish Continuity; Jewish Education; Identity formation

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


In Jewish Population Studies 27 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1993), 289-302. This paper uses the 1990 National Jewish Population Study to examine the relation of Jewish education to the strength of Jewish identity of adult respondents. It then turns to the Jewish education of the children, describing their Jewish education and assessing the impact of their parents' Jewish education on the children.