The Dixie Diaspora: The "Loss" of the Small Southern Jewish Community

By Ira M. Sheskin

Southeastern Division of Association of American Geographers, May 2000

The major purpose of this paper is to describe recent changes in the geographic distribution of the Jewish population of the U.S. South and to discuss competing theories as to why small southern Jewish communities have been declining over the past few decades.

Topic: Residential Patterns, Migration, Antisemitism, Geography, Demography

Name of Publication: Southeastern Geographer

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/No.1

Page Number(s): 52-74

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Genre: Scholarly Journal

Coverage: Southeast United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Sheskin, Ira M. The Dixie Diaspora: The "Loss" of the Small Southern Jewish Community. Southeastern Geographer. Southeastern Division of Association of American Geographers. May 2000: 52-74. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5217


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