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Jewish men: A minority?

A study by Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., found that Jewish men aren’t as likely to be active in Reform, Reconstructionist and Conservative Judaism.

Study leaders warned against interfaith marriages and pointed to some rabbinical classes where women are in the majority.

Jonathan Sarna, an American Jewish history professor at Brandeis, said, “Non-Orthodox Judaism is becoming more like American religion as a whole, which has been largely female.”


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