Community Relations in the Aftermath of September 11
Publication Date: January 2001
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 78:1
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Community Development; Political Behavior; Informal Jewish Education
Coverage: United States
The field of Jewish community relations has stood as a bulwark of freedom and security for the Jewish community, and for the civil rights and liberties of our society for more than seventy years. How can we respond to the pressing issues of the day, compounded by the aftermath of the horrific events of September 11? Hannah Rosenthal, Rabbi Maria J. Feldman, and Nancy K. Kaufman, all experienced community relations professionals, offer insights and recommendations in the articles that follow. Rosenthal writes on "A Call to Action: Social Justice and Community Relations." Feldman writes on "What's in the Name? A Case for Community Relations." Kaufman writes on "Recapturing our Soul: A Vision of Community Relations."