The Changing American Jewish Family Faces the 1990s

By Sylvia Barack Fishman

American Jewish Committee (AJC), 1994

The author contends that the "typical" American Jewish family is now atypical in one way or another. After reviewing the historical patterns into which Jewish families have fit, she outlines educational, occupational, gender-based, and household-structural changes affecting the American Jewish family, including rates of divorce and intermarriage, based on the National Jewish Population Study.

Topic: Continuity, Culture, Social Issues, Demography, Jewish Continuity

Name of Publication: Jewish Family and Jewish Continuity

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Fishman, Sylvia Barack. The Changing American Jewish Family Faces the 1990s. Jewish Family and Jewish Continuity. American Jewish Committee (AJC). 1994:


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