Orthodox Jews, the City and the Suburb

By Samuel C. Heilman

Oxford University Press, 1999

In Studies in Contemporary Jewry 15, 19-34. The relationship between Orthodox American Jews, the city and the suburbs is a dynamic one, and where Orthodox Jews chose to live continues to be a reflection of who they are and how they express their religious identities. Moreover, Orthodox Jews - unlike other of their co-religionists- have been able to make areas of Jewish scarcity, flourish: increasingly, they have changed the communities in which they have settled rather than being themselves changed.

Topic: Residential Mobility, Synagogues and Congregations

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Heilman, Samuel C. Orthodox Jews, the City and the Suburb. Oxford University Press. 1999: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2736


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