American Jews

By Ira M. Sheskin

Rowman and Littlefield, Inc., 2000

While population numbers may decline, this may well be the "Golden Age of American Jewry." An understanding of issues of migration and spatial distribution and their relationship to the maintenance of group identity may prove critical to both maintaining the future size and enhancing the communal quality of this important American ethnic group.

Topic: Continuity, Residential Patterns, Migration, Jewish Identification, Geography, Demography, Jewish Continuity

Name of Publication: Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Appraisal

Editor: McKee, Jesse O.

Page Number(s): 227-261

Genre: Book Chapter

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Author

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Bibliographic Information:
Sheskin, Ira M. American Jews. Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Appraisal. Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.. 2000: 227-261.


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