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Graduate Student Anne Grant weighs in on Pew debate in Haaretz Op-Ed

Posted by on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in News.

The October 2013 release of the Pew Research Center’s Portrait of American Jews, the first major survey of the American Jewish population in more than a decade, has generated intense debate about its implications for the American Jewish future.

Anne Grant, a Vanderbilt graduate student studying the Sociology of American Jews, enters the conversation with an op-ed published in the English online edition of Haaretz, one of Israel’s major daily newspapers.

…instead of blaming individuals for a supposed Jewish “decline,” we should instead question the structures that created and sustained this religious-cultural division within the Jewish world in the first place.

Read the full op-ed here.