This innovative report probes complex questions, such as: In what ways have intermarriage and multiculturalism shaped modern Jewish identity? How do young Jews in the U.S. embrace or deviate from the traits associated with American Millennials in general? What is their relationship to the religious and cultural legacy of the Jewish community? How significant are heritage and customs for a generation that so values individualism and spiritual fluidity?
At the end of the day, Jewish Millennials in the U.S.—even more so than their elders—say they consider their Jewish identity to be very important to them. This report offers a detailed look at how they are defining, experiencing and engaging that identity in the rapidly changing context of the twenty-first century, featuring:
- Columns by and interviews with leading Jewish thinkers and scholars
- New statistics about the demographics, value systems and practices of all American Jews
- Infographics and charts offering a vivid overview of the beliefs and behaviors of young Jews
- Insights from personal discussions with Jewish Millennials across the U.S.
- Comparisons and connections to Barna’s extensive data on the faith and lifestyle of Millennials
We present Jewish Millennials with the goal of exploring the mindsets of Millennial Jews and deepening our collective understanding of the future of religion in America.
Full color with infographics. 112 pages.