Single-Parent Families' Participation in the Jewish Community

By Ariela Keysar

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1994

Single-parent Jewish families have lower rates of synagogue membership, contribute less to Jewish charities, and are less likely to be involved in volunteer activities than two parent households. In addition, their children are less likely to receive a Jewish education them the children of two- parent families. When participation in the Jewish community requires money or time, economic constraints faced by single-parent families may affect their decision to become involved.

Topic: Family

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 70/No. 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Keysar, Ariela. Single-Parent Families' Participation in the Jewish Community. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1994: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3322


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