Contemporary Jewish Diaspora in Global Context: Human Development Correlates of Population Trends

Publication Date: January 2005


Author(s): Sergio DellaPergola; Uzi Rebhun; Mark Tolts

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: World Jews; Immigration; Socioeconomic status

Type: Report


In Israel Studies 10/1, 61-95. After concisely reviewing some of the main recent and current trends in the world Jewish population, we shall focus on some observable relationships between major demographic and socioeconomic indicators at the macrosocial level and changes in the geographic distribution and mobility of the Jewish population. Special attention will be paid to migration movements.