The Jewish Family: Continuity and Change
Publication Date: January 1983
Publisher(s): Sage Publications, inc.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Family; Marriage
Coverage: United States
A discussion of the evolutionary changes of the Jewish family requires an understanding of the dramatic transformations of Jewish societal and communal life across history. An overview of that history is provided to demonstrate effects on the continuity of the Jewish community and the persistence of Jewish identity to which the family has been linked as the central institution.