Submitted by marian on Mon, 10/17/2022 - 15:30

According to a study co-authored by Ilana Horwitz, assistant professor in the Department of Jewish Studies and holder of the Fields-Rayant Chair in Contemporary Jewish Life, girls raised by Jewish parents are 23 percentage points more likely to graduate college than girls with a non-Jewish upbringing. Girls raised by Jewish parents also graduate from more selective colleges, the study, which involved researchers from Cornell and Stanford universities, found.

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