Apostasy Among American Jews

By Daniel J. Elazar

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), 1991

The author reflects on the results of the 1990 Council of Jewish Federations National Jewish Population Study. He explores issues of assimilation, intermarriage, and apostasy in order to extrapolate sociological information from demographic questions. Overall, he concludes that the results indicate that an increasing number of American Jews are identifying themselves as Christians.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Identity Formation, Religion, Assimilation

Name of Publication: Jewish Community Studies

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Elazar, Daniel J. Apostasy Among American Jews. Jewish Community Studies. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). 1991: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2204


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