Identity à la Carte: Research on Jewish identities, participation and affiliation in five Eastern European countries

By András Kovács, Ildiko Barna, Sergio DellaPergola, Barry Kosmin

JDC International Centre for Community Development, May 31, 2011

This report describes the process and results of a research study on Jewish identity and community participation in Central and Eastern Europe. In particular, it identifies trends among Jewish adults in Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania. This two-year and wide-reaching study, examined views on religious observance, Jewish identity, anti-Semitism, Israel, Jewish knowledge, and organizational affiliation among 1,270 Jews, ages 18-60. The study was conducted by leading scholars Andras Kovacs, Barry Kosmin, and Sergio DellaPergola, among others.

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, Antisemitism, Religious Observance, Israel Attachment, Community Relations, Survey, Demography, Intermarriage, Language, Aliyah, Jewish Identification, Affiliation, Jewish Literacy

Funder: David and Inez Myers Foundation

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Bulgaria , Central Europe , Eastern Europe , Hungary , Latvia , Poland , Romania

Language: English

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Kovács, András. Barna, Ildiko. DellaPergola, Sergio. Kosmin, Barry. Identity à la Carte: Research on Jewish identities, participation and affiliation in five Eastern European countries. JDC International Centre for Community Development. 31 May 2011: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=11736


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