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What is a Jewish Family? Changing Rabbinic Views

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Publication Date: January 2005

Publisher(s): Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.

Author(s): Jack Wertheimer

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Social conditions (Marriage and family life)

Keywords: American Jews; Family; Marriage

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Over the past few decades, changing social patterns within the American Jewish community have prompted a reconsideration of questions concerning the nature of the Jewish family: its purpose, composition and proper roles. What follows is a thumbnail sketch of the most contentious issues and the arguments employed by the proponents of change.