Intermarriage in the United States

Publication Date: January 1970

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Arnold Schwartz

Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics

Keywords: Jewish Identification; Jewish Continuity; Jewish Values; Demography

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author reviews recent studies bearing on intermarriage rates and their demographic consequences in an attempt to evaluate the grounds for concerns that intermarriage will lead to an imminent dissolution of the American Jewish community. He argues that intermarriage rates are not yet high enough to warrant fear.