Alison Stein Kellner

Low Fertility Key To 2000 Census

10/11/2002
Staff Writer
Anyone interested in the survival of the Jewish people had better get to know Alison Stein Kellner. The most striking statistic from the National Jewish Population Survey 2000 released this week is that more than half of 30-34 year-old Jewish women are childless, about double the percentage of American women overall. It’s a critical figure in light of the fact that the NJPS has found an overall 5 percent drop in the American Jewish population in the last decade, from 5.5 million to 5.2 million.
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