Forging Jewish Links: Connecting the Unconnected

By Annette M. Botnick, Elaine R. Rotenberg

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), Spring 2007

The authors discuss Forging Jewish Links, a program of Palm Beach Family Service initiated to promote synagogue involvement by using active seniors as mentors to young families. Exit surveys of Forging Jewish Links participants indicate that they feel more comfortable being in synagogue, feel more connected to the larger Jewish community, and see synagogue membership as more probable in their future.

Topic: Young Adults, Affiliation, Aging, Elderly, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Siskind, Alan

Volume/Issue: vol.82/no.1-2

Page Number(s): 113-118

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Palm Beach, Florida , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Bibliographic Information:
Botnick, Annette M. Rotenberg, Elaine R. Forging Jewish Links: Connecting the Unconnected. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). Spring 2007: 113-118. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3681


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