Honor and Reverence of the Elderly: Dilemmas Facing Adult Children

By Ruben Schindler

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1995

Talmudic and post-talmudic sources place honor, veneration, and reverence as central to family relationships. However, these sources also reflect inherent intergenerational tensions and recognize the complexity and difficulty of implementing these values in everyday family life. Therefore, family practitioners can gain much insight into contemporary family dynamics fr'om talmudic teachings.

Topic: Social Services, Relationships, Jewish Text, Aging, Religion, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 71/No. 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Schindler, Ruben. Honor and Reverence of the Elderly: Dilemmas Facing Adult Children. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1995: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3381


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