The Response of Jewish Family Service to the Issue of Conversion and Intermarriage

By Alezah F. Weinberg

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Summer 1974

The author discusses a course designed by the Cleveland Board of Rabbis as an introduction to Judaism and to Jewish family life, in response to the growing number of intermarriages and Jewish marriages in which one partner is a convert. She describes the course format, content, impact on participants, the role of the social worker, results for the community, and implications for further study and implementation.

Topic: Intermarriage, Social Work, Conversion, Informal Education, Jewish Organizations, Family

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: vol.50/no.4

Page Number(s): 340-348

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Genre: Conference Presentation

Coverage: Cleveland, Ohio

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Weinberg, Alezah F. The Response of Jewish Family Service to the Issue of Conversion and Intermarriage. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Summer 1974: 340-348. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4049


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