Jewish continuity

Long-festering strains between the world’s two largest communities jeopardize the prospects of a shared Jewish future. Here’s a way forward.

July 9 2018 12:01AM

My grandfather, who survived five Nazi camps, built in their shadow a life that consisted above all of children and grandchildren. The same is demanded of us all.

Jan. 26 2017 12:01AM

In the 20th century the American Jewish community was the world’s largest and strongest, and helped establish and protect the Jewish state. The 21st century will be different.

April 26 2016 12:01AM

From the founding years to the recent years of strength, American Jews have always seen in Israel what they wanted to, not what was necessarily there.

April 18 2016 12:01AM

There are more Israeli Jews than ever, so they need American Jews less. And they don’t all look European, so American Jews might have trouble seeing them as “my people.”

April 14 2016 12:01AM

They’ve got time, money, and love to spare, and there are more of them than ever. Why isn’t the Jewish community enlisting their help?

Jan. 28 2016 12:01AM

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

Nov. 9 2015 12:01AM

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

Nov. 24 2014 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

85% of young American Jews attend college. They need tending.

Nov. 10 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