The size of an Arab family is 2-3 bigger than an average - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alicia
    • 28.03.07 | 13:42 (IST)

    secular Israeli of three children and the parents. An ordinary Arab family has minimum six children. Naturally a big family is far more expensive than a small one. The standard of living of the Arab families would very fast rise, if their sizes were smaller; especially the QUALITY of life, because small families can afford giving more and enjoying more the opportunities the modern world has to offer. A better health-care is one. To raise a big family is a choice and at least in my country, every young couple makes plans on how many children they can afford having and how to use their time constructively; meaning pursueing for personal growth, a life-time of learning and nurturing good relations to family and friends; have become very central values. The emphasis has been removed from multiplying to appreciation of the good life has to offer. The QUALITY of one's life has taken precedence in the Western countries before the size of a family; thank G-D for the preventives!

    from the article: Study: Israeli Jews live four years longer than Israeli Arabs
    First published 00:00 28.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 28.03.07
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