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Publication Date: September 1979

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)

Author(s): Marina Cunningham; Nina Dorf

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 56-1

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Health (Health services for women)
Population and demographics (Immigrants and aliens)

Keywords: Culture; Family; Social Services

Type: Report

Coverage: Illinois


The authors discuss their experience conducting a prenatal education and support group for Soviet Jewish immigrants. They discuss cultural differences between the Russian participants and American staff members present in relation to group dynamics, deference to authority, ease of sharing personal feelings in public, and gender roles.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.1, Fall 1979.