Community Centers and the Elderly: An American and Israeli Comparison
Publication Date: January 1985
Publisher(s): Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 62:1
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: World Jews; Jewish Organizations; Informal Jewish Education
Coverage: Israel United States
Despite the various differences between community center programs for the aged in Israel and a sample of programs in America, the two groups share a dominant programmatic focus. Both reflect the centrality of social and cultural activity as a means of meeting the recreational and interactional needs of older adults.