SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN JEWRY


October 23-24, 2011 Brandeis University

Socio-Demography Conference

Plenary 2 Background Papers:
Defining the Jewish Population and Focus of Jewish Socio-Demographic Research 

(Mandel G12)

Moderator:  Harriet Hartman (Rowan University, ASSJ)

Speakers:
 
Barry Kosmin (Trinity College)
A Flexible Classification System for American Jews in the 21st Century:  Meeting the Challenge of Ideological and Sociological Diversity

Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz (Jewish Federations of North America)
Defining the Jewish Population:  Analytic and Policy Implications 

Benjamin Phillips (Abt-SRBI)
Finding Jews: Current Prospects and Future Opportunities

Bethamie Horowitz (New York University)
The perils of shifting from individuals to collectives in changing times 

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