The Changing Spatial Distribution of American Jews

By Ira M. Sheskin

University Press of Maryland, 1998

In: Harold Brodsky (ed.) Land and Community: Geography in Jewish Studies, 185-221. The purpose of these paper is to examine the extent to which the Jewish population has participated in the general movement of American to the Sunbelt. It also examines the implications of the changing geographic patterns upon several issues important to the American Jewish community: creating a sense of community in emerging Sunbelt Jewish communities, intermarriage, geographical dispersion of parents and grandparents, demographic imbalance, infrastructural needs, and electoral voting patterns.

Topic: Immigration

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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