Understanding Jewish Communal Involvement: Theoretical Issues and Policy Implications
Publication Date: January 1992
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
Author(s): Gary A. Tobin
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Volunteerism; Jewish organization
Coverage: United States
In Studies in Contemporary Jewry 8, 118-133. This article focuses both on the different ways in which Jews connect themselves with communal institutions and on the level of organizational participation in such institutions. A distinction will be made between connection or affiliation and involvement in Jewish organization - that is active participation and support.