What is Adequate Relief?


Publication Date: August 1913


Author(s): S.B.

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: poverty; social services; policy

Type: Newsletter


The author suggests a standard for adequate living - according to which adequate relief can be calculated, but argues that the real problem for Jewish relief societies is not a lack of some accepted standard of relief but the lack of funds to act on such a standard.

In Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities 1913-1914, Baltimore, Vol.IV:1, ed. Lee F. Frankel.