Boston Study Question Did Not Bias Results

By Charles Kadushin, Leonard Saxe, Benjamin Phillips

Forward Association, December 15, 2006

As the principal researchers who conducted the recently released Boston Jewish community study, we appreciate the comments by opinion writers Steven M. Cohen, Jack Ukeles and Ron Miller regarding our finding that the majority of children in intermarried homes are being raised as Jews ("Read Boston Study on Intermarriage With Caution," December 8). We concur that there are likely other communities that have had similar success as Boston, but we take issue with the view that our question may have resulted in a bias.

Topic: Methodology, Continuity, Intermarriage, Jewish Identity, Demography, Jewish Continuity

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Kadushin, Charles. Saxe, Leonard. Phillips, Benjamin. Boston Study Question Did Not Bias Results. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 15 December 2006:


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