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

Nov. 9 2015 12:01AM

Not at all.

Jack Wertheimer, Steven Bayme and and Steven M. Cohen
Oct. 14 2015 12:01AM

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, speaking at an event sponsored by the South Florida Jewish Federation, addressed the “problem” of intermarriage and assimilation. Her remarks were. . .

Jonathan Tobin
Feb. 11 2015 12:01AM

Jewish life in America is actually flourishing, thanks in part to the energy of children of intermarriage.

Nov. 19 2014 12:01AM

Younger Jews have rejected the idea of ethnic solidarity, thus ensuring that the American Jewish future will look radically different from what has come before.

Nov. 17 2014 12:01AM

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

How Tova Weinberg’s one-woman battle against intermarriage led to the creation of an empire; its services are free.

Mark Oppenheimer
Aug. 18 2014 12:01AM

What happens when a Judaism of personal choice replaces one of obligation? Just look at the Reform movement, with its 80-percent attrition rate. 

Harold Berman
Feb. 10 2014 12:01AM

Some Reform rabbis have taken to justifying intermarriage by invoking an utterly fanciful biblical prototype; they couldn’t have picked a more damaging or counterproductive religious strategy.  

Leon A. Morris
Feb. 5 2014 12:01AM

Pew’s recent survey suggests that the children of intermarriage are likelier than they used to be to identify themselves as Jewish—though still not very. . .

Alan Cooperman
Nov. 18 2013 12:00AM

A new genetic study of Ashkenazi Jews traces their maternal lineage to Europe rather than the Near East—suggesting, if true, that Jewish men married local women.

Kate Yandell
Oct. 10 2013 12:00AM

Pew’s survey of American Jews raises more questions about the state of American Jewry than it answers.

Shmuel Rosner
Oct. 4 2013 12:00AM

A new survey of American Jewry finds that young adults are substantially less religious than their grandparents, the rate of intermarriage is climbing—and Orthodoxy is growing.

Oct. 2 2013 12:00AM

Encouraging more Jews to marry Jews and more intermarried families to convert to Judaism.

Sept. 29 2013 10:18PM