The Jewish Family and Jewish Communal Service: A Crisis of Values
Publication Date: September 1979
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)
Author(s): Bernard Reisman
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 56-1
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Social patterns; Continuity; Family
Coverage: United States
The author examines changes that have occurred with the Jewish family over the past several generations. He argues that the family is the most effective vehicle for ensuring religious and cultural Jewish continuity, and argues that the Jewish communal field should forthrightly affirm confidence in the family, while helping families to adapt to new social realities.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.1, Fall 1979.