Steven M. Cohen

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.

Can Intermarriage Lead to an Increase in the Number of Jews in America?

Hopeful arguments to that effect have been proffered since the Pew survey two years ago. They’re wrong.

Nov. 9 2015 12:01AM

No Apology for Alarm

Are there any data capable of persuading our critics that something is seriously amiss with American Jewry?

Nov. 24 2014 12:01AM

The Pew Survey Reanalyzed: More Bad News, but a Glimmer of Hope

Last year’s survey of American Jews brought dire news—rising intermarriage, falling birthrates, dwindling congregations. Our reanalysis confirms the message, and complicates it.

Nov. 2 2014 10:00PM

Yes, Something Can Be Done

A “Purple” Solution to Intermarriage

Sept. 15 2013 10:36PM