Danielle Leshaw gave her 10-year-old son the Pew survey. Turns out, he believes that being Jewish is something you do — not just something you are.
The Jewishly identified adult children of intermarried parents are less likely to participate in organized Jewish activities than their peers with two Jewish parents, according to a new study obtained by JTA.
EDITORIAL: Where is the good news in the Pew survey? Jewish identity and pride is being reimagined in extraordinary ways — but it’s also being diluted beyond recognition.
Raised by secular parents, Carla Naumburg might be expected to flee further from faith. She explains why she took the opposite path — and what it says about the Pew survey.
If you’re pouring millions of dollars into Jewish identity building, what do you do when a survey comes along showing that engagement is plummeting?
Sarah Seltzer is engaged in Jewish life, yet she isn’t religious and doesn’t feel a bond to Israel. So much for the binary thinking some see in the Pew survey of #JewishAmerica.
The numbers in the Pew study tell a story familiar from other religions, Steven M. Cohen writes. The Orthodox and the unaffiliated are growing. The middle is shrinking.
The Pew Study tells us that the Jewish population is not in decline, Leonard Saxe says. But we need to think about ways to keep all these Jews in the fold.
The high number of Jews included in the Pew study’s new population estimate means a wider definitions of who counts as a Jew.
The Pew study shows us that between intermarriage and conversion, the ethnic makeup of Jews in America has become much more diverse.