Jewish Journal

Womens’ Life -  What Do You Expect?

By Pini Herman

June 15, 2011 | 2:22 pm

Delayed Medical Care

Life expectancy rising has been a staple of past public health reports in the U.S., and overall women in the U.S. are still living longer, but many counties in are showing decreasing life... read on

  • Prop 13 is a bust, Says a Demographer

    By Pini Herman

    June 14, 2011 | 9:27 pm

    Dowell Myers, a demographer colleague from USC, weighed in Steve Lopez’s June 1, LA Times column that support for Prop 13 is based on the myth that property values will keep on rising. Myers argues, based on his demographic analysis of the housing market, home values will actually... read on

  • A uniquely Jewish demographic trait

    By Pini Herman

    June 14, 2011 | 5:55 pm

    I’d like to begin this Demographic Duo blog in the Jewish tradition of a Torah learning.

    We Jews measure a lot, and we also have a uniquely Jewish way of measuring.  We measure time, populations, our space and geography.  After Egypt, God gave us a calendar, then the Torah and... read on

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