First New York's Jews, Then America's?

By Jack Wertheimer

Commentary Magazine, September 2012

The New York Jews of the future are unlikely to look like, act like, or behave like the "New York Jew" of lore. History, demography, and social trends are recasting Gotham's Jews in unexpected new ways and creating fascinating and disturbing new divisions among American Jews along the way. Across the range of Jewish communities in the United States, the gap between the most and least engaged is widening and the center is not holding. In this regard, as go the Jews of New York today, so will go American Jewry tomorrow.

Topic: Orthodox Judaism, Demography, Future

Name of Publication: Commentary Magazine

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Coverage: New York, New York , United States

Language: English

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