Global dispersion of jews: Determinants and consequences

  title={Global dispersion of jews: Determinants and consequences},
  author={S. Dellapergola and I. Sheskin},
Jews and geography have been inextricably related for millennia. We examine changes in the geographic distribution of Jews at different geographic scales, from worldwide to intra-urban. The chapter relies on data from surveys of the American Jewish population, the Israeli census, and other sources about issues of migration, demography, and religiosity. Being Jewish is both a religion and an ethnicity, which complicates enumeration efforts since there is no widely accepted definition of who is a… Expand
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