Steven M. Cohen is a research professor at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.
Hopeful arguments to that effect have been proffered since the Pew survey two years ago. They’re wrong.
Are there any data capable of persuading our critics that something is seriously amiss with American Jewry?
Last year’s survey of American Jews brought dire news—rising intermarriage, falling birthrates, dwindling congregations. Our reanalysis confirms the message, and complicates it.
A “Purple” Solution to Intermarriage
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