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

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.

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