Regional Differences Among American Jews

By Bruce A. Phillips

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1989

Jewish regional concentration has been a persistent feature of American Jewry. What does the Jewish migration towards the West mean for American Jews? There are several structural reasons to assume that Jewish communities in the West will be less cohesive and will be Jewishly weaker than those in areas of historical Jewish settlement. Three Jewish communities in the West (Los Angeles, Denver, and Phoenix) are compared with two in the Midwest (Milwaukee and Chicago).

Topic: Immigration, Demography

Name of Publication: Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography)

Volume/Issue: 25

Page Number(s): 104-112

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Illinois , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Phillips, Bruce A. Regional Differences Among American Jews. Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography). Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1989: 104-112. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2752


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