Mothering the "Hill"

By Bertram Benedict

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

The author tells the story of Anna B. Heldman, a nurse in the "Hill" neighborhood of Pittsburgh who has also come to serve as its unofficial sanhedrin (Jewish court), counseling and arbitrating domestic disagreements, as well as helping people negotiate the secular court system and serving as a coordinator of services. In Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities 1913-1914, Baltimore, Vol.IV:11, ed. Lee F. Frankel.

Topic: Social Services, Conflict Resolution

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Benedict, Bertram. Mothering the "Hill". Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1 March 1914: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3387


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