Family and Family Values: Mutable or Immutable?
Publication Date: January 2002
Author(s): David Kraemer
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: History; Household; Social Patterns; Family
The author argues against a false assumption that the family, as an entity, should conform to one particular model. He offers examples of Jewish families throughout history as evidence of changing values and trends and asserts that adaptability is evidence of healthy survival instincts.