Publication Date: January 2000
Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Charles S. Liebman; Sylvia Barack Fishman
Research Area: Social conditions
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Jewish Continuity; Family
Coverage: United States
The communal debate over outreach to outmarried families focuses on the wrong issue. Intermarriage is not the cause of assimilation but rather a symptom. The values held by many American Jews lead to intermarriage.
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