The Jewish Poor; Do We Help? Should We? Can We?
Publication Date: January 1985
Publisher(s): Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)
Author(s): Samuel Lerner
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 62:1
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Socioeconomic Status; Jewish Organizations
Coverage: United States
The author lays out his opinion that an agency must have a balanced program of casework--psychotherapeutic services combined with a variety of tangible services; he calls for an agency to serve the middle-class as well as the poor.