Publication Date: January 1983
Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Rena Cheskis
Research Area: Population and demographics
Keywords: Demography; Jewish identification; Fertility
Coverage: United States
Data from the National Jewish Population Study (NJPS) 1970-1971 indicate that the ethnic factor has more bearing on Jewish fertility than the religious factor. The major implication of this for other ethnic and religious subgroups of the population is that ethnicity may be more important than religious identification for determining group behavior at both the between-group and within-group levels of analysis.
In Jewish Population Studies 16 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1981), 257-268.
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