A Community Program for Care of Jewish Aged - Old Age Pensions and Social Insurance

By Abraham Epstein

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Service, May 1934

Abraham Epstein discusses the increasing numbers of elderly in the United States and the unavailability of work for them due to the Great Depression. He argues for a change in the system that includes compulsory contributions from the working members of society for healthcare and other social services, to aid the retiring population.

Topic: Retirement, Social Services, Communal Responsibility, Unemployment, Economy, Welfare, Social Issues, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Sobeloff, Isidore

Volume/Issue: Vol.11/no.1

Page Number(s): 152-154

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Epstein, Abraham. A Community Program for Care of Jewish Aged - Old Age Pensions and Social Insurance. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Service. May 1934: 152-154. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=13250


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