Befriending the Friendless

By Ruth Berolzheimer

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), July 1, 1914

The author describes the Chicago Home for Jewish Friendless, a temporary home for children who, for reasons of death, illness, desertion, or improper care, cannot be left in the care of their parents. Many of them are children of new immigrants. The Home aims to care for these children in a way that encourages their creativity and respects their dignity. In Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities 1913-1914, Baltimore, Vol.IV:12, ed. Lee F. Frankel.

Topic: Social Services, Children, Immigration, Poverty

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Genre: Newsletter

Coverage: Illinois , United States

Language: English

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Berolzheimer, Ruth. Befriending the Friendless. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1 July 1914:


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