Ethical Dilemmas in the Jewish Community Center


Publication Date: January 1987

Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): David Dubin

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: Jewish Education; Jewish Organizations; Pluralism

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The Center is, indeed, universal in its acceptance of differences, and while it is integrating and unifying, it does not undermine its philosophy by allowing for separation (an all-Orthodox unit in the day camp) which encourages the continuation and reinforcement of those differences, and this is, by definition, the loftiest level of the concept of "acceptance of difference." (Editor's Note: This article was originally published in the Fall 1987 issue and is reprinted here with corrections due to production errors in the original publication).