The Jews of Steamboat Springs

By Daniel J. Elazar

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), October 2001

In the ski resort town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the late Professor Daniel J. Elazar, founder of the thirty-year, worldwide Study of Jewish Community Organization (and founder of the Jewish Political Studies Review), found a microcosm of the American Jewry now taking shape. In this town of 7,000 are several hundred Jews, ninety of whom are members of local Jewish organizations. They represent a community of Americans of Jewish descent for whom being Jewish is increasingly a matter of individual identification.

Topic: Continuity, Intermarriage, Jewish Identification, Ethnicity, Jewish Continuity

Name of Publication: Jewish Political Studies Review

Volume/Issue: Vol. 13/No. 3-4

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Elazar, Daniel J. The Jews of Steamboat Springs. Jewish Political Studies Review. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). October 2001: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2051


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