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Opinion: Will your great-grandchildren be Jewish?


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/opinion_will_your_great-grandchildren_be_jewish_20120627

The just-released Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011 clearly shows that the Jewish population decline in New York has been stemmed by large numbers of babies born to Orthodox families in America. The heroic fertility and educational efforts of Orthodox Jews — sometimes to the point of actual impoverishment — is legendary. Ironically, it is historically the Conservative and Reform Jewish movements that have unintentionally benefited from this Orthodox Jewish investment.

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