Publication Date: January 2006
Publisher: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs; Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA)
Author(s): Sylvia Barack Fishman
Research Area: Culture and religion
Keywords: Marriage; Generational Issues; Demography; Jewish Continuity
Coverage: United States
The author discusses trends in American Jewish nuclear family composition, and factors contributing to them. Among the trends discussed are rising rates of intermarriage, delayed marriage and non-marriage. The author argues that the high school years are very important for later patterns of behavior. Creating educational programs for teens should be a top priority for Jewish communal leaders, she contends.
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