, Volume 30, Issue 2-3, pp 257-261
Date: 09 Oct 2010

Splitting the Difference and Moving Forward with the Research

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Because they are looking at different populations, both Cohen–Kelman and Sasson-Kadushin-Saxe can be said to be correct. The AJC studies used by Sasson, Kadushin, and Saxe vastly under-represent adult Jews of mixed parentage who have low attachment to Israel. As this population grows, it will lower Israel attachment overall. Among Jews-by-religion Israel attachment is holding steady and apparently increasing with age. Both arguments would be more compelling and useful if the mechanisms underlying Israel attachment were elaborated.