Orthodoxy and the Jewish Community Center
Publication Date: January 1966
Publisher(s): Rabbinical Council of America
Author(s): Charles S. Liebman
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Religious denominations; Jewish organizations
Coverage: United States
In recent years, the "non-denominational" or even "non-sectarian" Jewish community center has been the subject of much controversy. The nature of the relationship of the Orthodox community vis-à-vis an avowedly religiously neutral institution is discussed in the following exchange between Prof. Charles Liebman and Graenum Berger, consultant on community centers and camps to the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York.