JCC and Synagogue: Creating American Jewish Community
Publication Date: October 1998
Publisher(s): JCC Association
Author(s): Riv-Ellen Prell
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Community Development; Congregations; Community Centers
Coverage: United States
The author examines and compares the institution of the synagogue with the institution of the Jewish community center in order to better understand how and why Jewish institutions serve as a source of community. She describes the unique roles and functions of each.