The Boundary of Jewishness: Some Measures of Jewish Identity in the United States

By Fred Massarik

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1973

Facing significant rise in the intermarriage rate and affected by declines in birthrates, the Jewish community of the United States increasingly has become concerned with problems of Jewish identity and survival. This report focuses on selected characteristics of a cross-section of the U.S. Jewish population, reached by the NJPS.

Topic: Demography, Identity Formation

Name of Publication: Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography)

Page Number(s): 117-139

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Massarik, Fred. The Boundary of Jewishness: Some Measures of Jewish Identity in the United States. Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography). Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1973: 117-139. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=133


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