The Unification of Jewish Communal Activities
Publication Date: January 1909
Publisher(s): Kohn & Pollock Inc.
Author(s): Jacob H. Hollander
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: funding; communal organization; management
Coverage: United States
The author briefly reviews the history of Jewish communal organization in the United States, and how it came to be where it is. Among its chief weaknesses is the duplication of labor and the instability of financial support. He recommends a multi-step process towards the federation of Jewish charitable and social service activities under regional umbrella organizations. The transcript of the discussion of the paper follows.