Jews and the Jewish Birthrate


Publication Date: October 2005

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Jack Wertheimer

Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics

Keywords: Demography; Family; Jewish Continuity; Fertility

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author looks at the demographic 'disaster' that the American Jewish community is facing as a result of low fertility rates. He asks if this disaster can be halted and, if so, how?

In Commentary Magazine vol. 120 no. 3, pp. 39-44 (October 2005).