Interpreting Community Services


Publication Date: March 1957

Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Charles Miller

Research Area: Culture and religion; Social conditions

Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Leadership; Gender; Communal Organizations

Type: Report

Coverage: Pennsylvania


The author describes the origins and operations of the Women's Service Group of the Jewish Community Council of Essex County. The group was formed in response to a perceived need for year-round, intensive efforts to represent Jewish communal services to the community. The group was formed as a women's group because the women of the community were perceived as having the interest, ability and time. The author describes the group's annual meeting, procedures of coordination and promotion, and types of events such as agency case presentations, tours, films, community relations program.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, ed. by Sanford Sherman, v.33, no.3, Spring 1957, p.236-241.