Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities - December 1918

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), December 1918

Topics covered in this bulletin, focused on health issues, include: * Job classifieds; * An update on progress towards an amalgamated national 'Central Bureau of Research'; * Reflections and case studies on the value of social work in medicine; * Presentation of plans for creating a Jewish Health Bureau to coordinate the work of Jewish social service agencies and hospitals on health issues; * A report on defining the problem of the indigent tuberculous among the Jews with proposals for prevention and solutions; * A proposal for mandatory universal nursing training for women; * A review of the health problems facing Jewish Federations; * An overview of Beth Israel hospital in New York and its Social Services Department; * "The Institute as a Center of Communal Health," the role of playgrounds, camps, and other neighborhood institutions in community health building; * Fundraising and work on reconstruction in Palestine; * Personals section sharing updates on the lives and activities of important people in the world of Jewish social services; * A report on the influenza epidemic and its effects and social aftermath for the Jewish community and agencies; * Who's Who: Brief biographies of contributors to this issue of the Bulletin; * Our Contemporaries: Highlights from related social service oriented periodicals such as "The Survey," and "The Jewish Deaf";

Topic: Social Services, Communal Organization

Name of Publication: Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities

Volume/Issue: 9:8

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Genre: Newsletter

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities - December 1918. Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). December 1918: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1417


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