The American Jewish Family: What We Know, What We Need to Know

By Linda J. Waite

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), 2002

This paper reviews what we know about Jewish families in contemporary America. It examines the extent to which adults live in families, their marital status, and their experience with divorce and cohabitation. The paper reviews what we know about the processes that create the Jewish family: marriage, divorce and childbearing and synthesizes what we know about intermarriage.

Topic: Family, Marriage

Name of Publication: Contemporary Jewry

Volume/Issue: 23

Page Number(s): 35-63

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Waite, Linda J. The American Jewish Family: What We Know, What We Need to Know. Contemporary Jewry. Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). 2002: 35-63. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2784


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