Women: Their Education, Work, and Jewish Communal Participation

By Sylvia Barack Fishman

Behrman House Publishing, August 1997

The author presents a profile of American Jewish women, including their levels of education, participation in the labor force, marital status (including Jewish or mixed-marriage households), stage of family formation, and involvement in Jewish institutions such as synagogues and Jewish organizations, based on data drawn from the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey.

Topic: Gender, Jewish Identification, Social Issues, Women, Population Estimate

Name of Publication: American Jewry: Portrait and Prognosis

Editor: Gary, Dorit P. , Gordis, David M.

Page Number(s): 297-326

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Genre: Book Chapter

Coverage: United States

Identifier: ISBN 0874416345

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Fishman, Sylvia Barack. Women: Their Education, Work, and Jewish Communal Participation. American Jewry: Portrait and Prognosis. Behrman House Publishing. August 1997: 297-326. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3628


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