Contemporary Jewry Special Issue on Local Jewish Community Studies
Contemporary Jewry, the journal of the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry, published a special issue on local Jewish community studies in October 2016. Links to the issue's articles and responses are posted here courtesy of the journal publisher, Springer International Publishing, and the individual contributors. The links lead to online read-only versions of the contributions; they are not downloadable or printable.
Harriet Hartman, Editor's Introduction to the Special Issue on Community Studies
Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, The Challenges of Local Jewish Community Studies: An Introduction
Ira Sheskin, Good Practices in Local Jewish Community Studies
Janet Krasner Aronson, Matthew Boxer and Leonard Saxe, "All Politics is Local": Challenges in the Study of Local Jewish Communities
Susan J. Levine and Sindey Dranoff, Jewish Community Studies as Seen Through a Business Lens
Ron Miller, On Jewish Community Studies
Bruce A. Phillips, Reflections on Local Jewish Population Surveys
David A. Marker, Using Best Survey Practices for Jewish Community Studies
Sergio DellaPergola, U.S. Jewish Community Studies: Eight Response Arguments
* For information on ASSJ membership and subscriptions to Contemporary Jewry, see the ASSJ website. For those without a current subscription to Contemporary Jewry, downloadable and printable versions of the local community study articles are available through Springer.