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Youth Indifference to Judaism Blamed on Parents and Community

A sociologist lecturing here blamed parents and the community for the indifference manifested by Jewish youth toward Judaism. Dr. Charles S. Liebman, associate professor of political science and sociology at Yeshiva University, said “Jewish youth accept the manifest values of their parents and to the extent that we are disappointed in our youth we reject our own image.” Dr. Liebman delivered the eighth annual Evelyn A. Margolis Memorial Lecture at Temple University.