The Transmission of Jewish Identity Among Families in a Non-Jewish Neighborhood

By Stuart Schoenfeld

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), 1983

This paper describes characteristics of Jewish families in downtown Toronto, discusses strategies of Jewish socialization they have developed and draw some conclusions about the kind of identity that may be emerging among them. The description is based upon 44 interviews conducted in 1977-78 supplemented by personal observation.

Topic: Residential Mobility, Identity Formation

Name of Publication: Contemporary Jewry

Volume/Issue: Vol. 6/No. 2

Page Number(s): 34-42

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Canada

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Schoenfeld, Stuart. The Transmission of Jewish Identity Among Families in a Non-Jewish Neighborhood. Contemporary Jewry. Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). 1983: 34-42. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2873


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