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Intermarriage and Jewish Journeys in the United States 2008
Study Dates: Interviews conducted 2001-2005; report issued 2008.
Report examines the first phase of a longitudinal study of 149 married interfaith couples in four communities representing diverse regions of the country: Northeast (Boston), Midwest (St. Louis), West (San Francisco Bay Area), and South (Atlanta).
Sample Size: Number of couples interviewed per city: Boston: 48, St. Louis: 41, Atlanta: 32, Bay Area: 28.
For more information on the sample and study methods, please see pages 7-8 and 11-12 of the summary report.
Readers should note the responses of Jewish partners and non-Jewish partners about how their children were being raised often did not coincide.
For a related study which interviewed both spouses in an intermarriage, please see Pearl Beck's Cleveland Intermarriage Survey, 2007, in the Data Bank archives.
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