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The Next Generation: Jewish Children and Adolescents by Jeffrey Scheckner, Ariela Keysar Barry A. Kosmin

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By Jeffrey Scheckner, Ariela Keysar Barry A. Kosmin

Young ones are the foremost to the long run and continuity of any social, spiritual or ethnic staff. yet researchers aspect to a couple stressful traits. a contemporary learn indicates that during households with a Jewish and a non-Jewish father or mother, merely 31 percentage of youngsters are raised Jewish; basically 24 percentage of youngsters residing in a single-parent loved ones have got any Jewish schooling; and basically approximately 1/2 all Jewish teenagers this day dwell with Jewish mom and dad.

The authors probe subject matters that experience the most important coverage implications for facing the recent stipulations of the yank Jewish population together with the demographic and social features of yank Jewish teenagers; the influence on kid's socialization as a result of adjustments in parental non secular historical past; the position of family composition and kinfolk constitution at the manner Jewish young ones are raised; the influence of kids at the Jewishness in their households; and the demographic tasks for the more youthful Jewish inhabitants.

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Census indicated that increasing proportions of children are living in households below the poverty line, and that most of these children belong to singleparent families. There is a clear relation between poverty and single-parenthood. 3 percent of the families headed by two parents (New York Times 1993, A-14). S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, P-60, No. 175). Indeed the 1990 Census data show that while the average annual income for families with children in two-parent households was $50,000, in single-mother households the average annual income dropped below $20,000.

Even though the proportion of children under 5 in one-parent families is smaller than among 15-17 year-olds, we find that in absolute numbers there are nearly as many young children as teenagers in such families. 1), which reveals more younger children than older children in the Jewish population. 2 percent were headed by the father. S. 6 percent were headed by a father. S. Census data and NJPS information indicate that single-parent households in which the father is the parent are much better off economically than mother-headed single-parent households (Statistical Abstract 1992, 54).

7 percent, close to 51,000 Core Jewish households containing about 77,000 children, are low-income. Approximately 68 percent of Core Jewish households with children earn between $20,000 and $80,000 annually and about one quarter earn more than $80,000. Our data show rather clearly that the Jewish households are better off economically than American households overall. However, those 77 ,000 Jewish children living below the poverty line or in low-income categories are clearly vulnerable from a Jewish communal perspective.

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