The ASSJ is a cross-disciplinary organization of individuals whose research concerns the Jewish people throughout the world. Members are primarily academics, but also policy analysts, communal professionals, and activists.
- Members are engaged in a wide range of scholarly activity, applied research, and the links between them.
- Members work throughout the world, primarily in North America, Israel, and Europe.
- All social scientific disciplines are represented, including sociology, social psychology, social anthropology, demography, contemporary history, social work, political science, and Jewish education.