From the Editor

by Susan Weidman Schneider

Here it is—another demographic trend with Jewish women in the forefront. All women in the Western world now marry later (if at all), but Jewish women are waiting even longer than the others. All women stay in school longer than ever before, but Jewish women are the best educated women in the U.S. today. All this we’ve heard before. What’s new now? Jewish women are significantly overrepresented among the growing numbers of unmarried, well-educated, self-supporting women in their thirties and forties who are having children without partners. Why? The reasons are complicated.

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