Serving Non-Jews in the Jewish Family Agency

Publication Date: January 1990

Publisher: Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)

Author(s): Shirley Raphael Imber

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: Community Relations; Ethics; Social Services

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Serving non-Jewish clients is now a fact of life in most Jewish family agencies, which cannot exist in their present form without funding from the government and the United Way. How to serve these clients without compromising the sectarian nature of the agency is of concern. Yet, if Jewish social services are to be true to their Judaic roots, they must be provided to all those in need.