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Exploring the Potential to Expand Volunteer Opportunities for Young Jewish Adults

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Publication Date: April 2001

Author(s): Steven M. Cohen

Funder(s): Partnership for Service; Jewish Life Network

Funder(s): Partnership for Service; Jewish Life Network

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Cultural heritage and preservation)
Social conditions (Volunteerism)

Keywords: Youth; Volunteerism; American Jews

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

This study surveyed hundreds of young Jewish adults in an effort to understand the widespread volunteerism among this generation of Jews, and to assess the potential of Jewish service programming to welcome and engage them. Though these findings form only the first part of a more conclusive longitudinal study currently underway, there is already much for the Jewish community to learn from the preliminary results.