Book Reviews, Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Winter 1971

By Walter A. Lurie

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Winter 1971

Contributors review the following books:

  • "Encounter with Israel: A Challenge to Conscience," by Alice and Roy Eckardt. Association Press, New York, 1971;
  • "Authority and Social Work: Concept and Use," by Shankar A. Yelaja. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1971;
  • "Communities of the Alone," by Joan Hatch Shapiro. Association Press, New York, 1971; "Because I Live Here," by S. R. Slavson. International Universities Press, Inc., 1970;
  • "He Who Saves One Life: The Complete Documented Story of the Poles Who Struggled to Save Jews During World War Two," by Kazimierz Iranek- Osmecki, with a foreword by Dr. Joseph L. Lichten. Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1971;
  • "Education and Social Problems," by Carl Weinberg. The Free Press, New York, 1971;
  • "Youth and the Establishment: A Report on Research for John D. Rockefeller 3rd and the Task Force on Youth," by Daniel Yankelovich Inc. 1971;
  • "Jews & Blacks: The Classic American Minorities," by Ben Halpern. Herder and Herder, New York, 1971.

As well, contributors review the following pamphlets, studies and reports produced by agencies in Jewish communal service:

  • "Zionism, Israel and the New Left," by Milton Ellerin and Abraham S. Karlikow. American Jewish Committee, New York, May 1971;
  • "Ethnicity in American Life," by John Hope Franklin, Thomas F. Pettigrew and Raymond W. Mack. Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, New York, 1971;
  • "Minorities in Textbooks: A Study of Their Treatment in Social Studies Texts," by Michael B. Kane. Published in cooperation with the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Quadrangle Books, Chicago, 1970;
  • "Proceedings of JWB Consultation on Drug Abuse," National Jewish Welfare Board, New York, 1971.

Topic: Black-Jewish Relations, Jewish Communal Service, Publications, Literature Review, Social Issues

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 48/No. 2

Page Number(s): 189-204

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Lurie, Walter A. Book Reviews, Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Winter 1971. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Winter 1971: 189-204. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4569


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