Pew Report on U.S. Jews: A Case of Two Extremes

Politically conservative Orthodoxy is shaping up as the sharp alternative to a Jewry that is liberal, assimilated and largely intermarried.

The big picture of American Jewry that emerges from the recently launched 2013 Pew Report is that an overwhelmingly American-born and raised Jewish population, 65 percent of whose families have been in the United States for three generations or longer, continues to gradually...