Spotlight on the Family: Public Policy and Private Responsibility

By Steven Bayme, David Biale

American Jewish Committee (AJC), February 1988

In this extensive study, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) examines the impact of multiple aspects of the family on Jewish identification and the greater Jewish community. Steven Bayme tackles the current debates and challenges in the Jewish family, addressing current trends in the American family, policy options, and the Jewish community. David Biale then continues the assessment by highlighting the role of marriage in Jewish tradition, and examining the consequences of premarital sex, intermarriage, divorce, women and work, and parent-child relations.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Family, Modernity, Marriage

Funder: Esther Rosenbaum Fund , Sidney L. Hechinger Fund for Social Policy

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bayme, Steven. Biale, David. Spotlight on the Family: Public Policy and Private Responsibility. American Jewish Committee (AJC). February 1988:


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