Yiddish: It's More than a Language; In-Service Training for Staff of a Jewish Home for the Aged
Publication Date: January 1986
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 62:4
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Jewish Identification; Elderly
Coverage: United States
This article reports on the success of Yiddish workshops for staff of Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale. The authors conclude that these workshops heightened sensitivity to residents' roots and created a bond among all those that shared this special experience.