Reinventing North American Jewish Communal Structures
Publication Date: January 2001
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Jeffrey R. Solomon
Keywords: Community Development; Jewish Organizations; Jewish Culture
Coverage: United States
A basic hypothesis underscores much of this analysis of the organized American Jewish community scene today: The reorganization that resulted in the creation of the United Jewish Communities and the dissolution of the United Jewish Appeal, Council of Jewish Federations, and United Israel Appeal is the first Jewish organizational change created from non-events. Today's crisis is that we have no crisis. Normalcy has emerged in the American Jewish community as a blessing of American and Jewish life.